2017-2018 AAFS Nominating Committee Report

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The AAFS Nominating Committee has announced its list of nominees for the 2018-19 officers:

Zeno J. Geradts, PhD              President-Elect      (Digital & Multimedia Sciences)

Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD           Vice President       (Anthropology)

Ruth E. Winecker, PhD            Vice President       (Toxicology)

Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, PhD      Secretary              (Toxicology)

Carl R. McClary, BA               Treasurer              (Questioned Documents)

The Nominating Committee is composed of three immediate past presidents—John Gerns (Chair), Victor Weedn, and Daniel Martell—and the immediate past section chairs: Greg Berg (Anthropology), Kary Tontarski (Criminalistics), Rhesa Gilliland (Digital & Multimedia Sciences), John Nixon (Engineering Sciences), Claire Shepard (General), Christine Funk (Jurisprudence), Iain Pretty (Odontology), James Caruso (Pathology/Biology), Christopher Thompson (Psychiatry & Behavioral Science), Thomas Vastrick (Questioned Documents), and Dan Anderson (Toxicology).

In accordance with AAFS Bylaws, nominations for any elected office of the Academy may be made by petition delivered to the Nominating Committee in care of the AAFS headquarters no later than September 1. Nomination petitions should state the name of the nominee, the office sought, a certificate stating that the candidate is a Fellow in good standing, and the signatures and printed names of 50 Fellows and full Members. Nominations for any elective office may be made from the floor during the Academy’s Annual Business Meeting, February 21, 2018, in Seattle, WA.