News Related to: Long Term Planning

Updated Bylaws Available

Source: Kimberly Wrasse, Assistant Director Updated AAFS Bylaws have been posted to the website HERE.  The bylaws amendments that were approved and recommended by the Board of Directors were approved by the voting membership at the AAFS Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.  Here is a brief synopsis of those amendments: Article I. MEMBERS […]

AAFS Receives Funding to become an Accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO)

We are most pleased to announce that the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) has received $1.5M, over a four-year period, from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to become an accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO), to create standards in support of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Organization for Scientific Area Committees […]

General January 2015 News Update

Source: Claire E. Shepard, MS, Section Secretary Online registration for the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting has begun and the Advance Program is posted on the AAFS website. Don’t forget to complete your registration before the pre-registration deadline (January 21) to ensure you are able to attend selected workshops, breakfast and luncheon seminars, and the many […]

General November 2014 News Update

Source: Claire E. Shepard, MS, Section Secretary If you have not already done so, take the time to read the General Section’s meeting theme article “Successful Collaborations in Forensic Science” found in this newsletter. Steve Clark provides a great illustration of how the General Section not only accomplishes the theme of the forensic family but […]