AAFS Nominating Committee Report


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The AAFS Nominating Committee has announced its list of nominees for 2017-18 officers:

Susan M. Ballou, MS              President-Elect   (Criminalistics)

David W. Baker, MFS            Vice President    (Digital & Multimedia Sciences)

Carl R. McClary, BA              Vice President   (Questioned Documents)

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

Zeno J. Geradts, PhD              Treasurer           (Digital & Multimedia Sciences)

The Nominating Committee is composed of the three immediate past presidents, Victor Weedn (Chair), Daniel Martell, and Barry Logan, and the immediate past section chairs:  Phoebe Stubblefield (Anthropology), John Lentini (Criminalistics), Rhesa Gilliland (Digital & Multimedia Sciences), James Millette (Engineering Sciences), Alan Boehm (General), Christine Funk (Jurisprudence), Iain Pretty (Odontology), Kathryn Pinneri (Pathology/Biology), Thomas Vastrick (Questioned Documents), and Sarah Kerrigan (Toxicology).

In accordance with the AAFS Bylaws, 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 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 15, 2017, in New Orleans, LA.