2020–21 Nominating Committee Report


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The Nominating Committee has announced its list of nominees for 2021–22 officers:

Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD President-Elect  (Anthropology)
C. Ken Williams, MS, JD Vice President  (Criminalistics)
Christopher R. Thompson, MD Treasurer  (Psychiatry & Behavioral Science)
Laura L. Liptai, PhD Secretary    (Engineering & Applied Sciences)

The Nominating Committee is composed of three immediate past presidents—Zeno Geradts (Chair), Susan Ballou, and Betty Layne DesPortes—and the immediate past section chairs: Paul Emanovsky (Anthropology), Patrick Buzzini (Criminalistics), Marla Carroll (Digital & Multimedia Sciences), Darren Franck (Engineering & Applied Sciences), Joanna Collins (General), Pamela King (Jurisprudence), Adam Freeman (Odontology), Chris Milroy (Pathology/Biology), Karen Rosenbaum (Psychiatry & Behavioral Science), Jan Seaman Kelly (Questioned Documents), and William Johnson (Toxicology).

In accordance with AAFS Bylaws, a nomination 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 nominee 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 on February 17, 2021, in Houston, TX.