2016-17 AAFS Officers


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John Gerns accepts the President’s Gavel Plaque from President Victor Weedn during the 2016 Annual Business Meeting.

John Gerns accepts the President’s Gavel Plaque from President Victor Weedn during the 2016 Annual Business Meeting.

John E. Gerns, MFS, assumed the office of AAFS President and is joined by the following individuals who were elected to office at the Annual Business Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, February 24, in Las Vegas, NV:

President-Elect: Betty Layne DesPortes, JD, MS (Jurisprudence)
Vice President: Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, PhD (Toxicology)
Vice President: John L. Young, MD (Psychiatry & Behavioral Science)
Secretary: Susan M. Ballou, MS (Criminalistics)
Treasurer: Zeno J. Geradts, PhD (Digital & Multimedia Sciences)

2016-17 AAFS President-Elect Betty Layne DesPortes.

2016-17 AAFS President-Elect Betty Layne DesPortes.

2016-17 AAFS Secretary Susan Ballou.

2016-17 AAFS Treasurer Zeno Geradts.

2016-17 AAFS Treasurer Zeno Geradts.

Fellows-At-Large
In addition to the Officers, the following eleven section Fellows-at-Large comprise the 2016-17 AAFS Board of Directors:

Anthropology: Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD
Criminalistics: C. Ken Williams, MS, JD
Digital & Multimedia Sciences: Douglas S. Lacey, BS
Engineering Sciences: Laura L. Liptai, PhD
General: Julie A. Howe, MBA
Jurisprudence: Paul Messner, JD
Odontology: John P. Kenney, DDS, MS
Pathology/Biology: Andrew M. Baker, MD
Psychiatry & Behavioral Science: Christopher R. Thompson, MD
Questioned Documents: Carl R. McClary, BA
Toxicology: Ruth E. Winecker, PhD

John Gerns accepts the President’s Chain of Office from President Victor Weedn.

John Gerns accepts the President’s Chain of Office from President Victor Weedn.