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Certification Boards

These boards are established according to Section 5.04 of the IAI Constitution. Under the direction of the Forensic Certification Management Board (FCMB), these boards provide a program of certification for each of the forensic sciences listed.

Forensic Certification Management Board (FCMB)

  • Robert Garrett, Denver, NC, Director
  • Lyla Thompson, Kansas City, MO, Auditor
  • Lesley Hammer, Anchorage, AK, Compliance Officer
  • Chairperson for each Certification Board listed below also serves on this board

Bloodstain Pattern Analyst Certification Board

  • Jeffery Gurvis, Arlington Heights, IL, Chair — 2019
  • Grant Graham, Fayetteville, NC, Secretary — 2021
  • Rebecca Hooks, Springfield, IL — 2020
  • Erin Sims, Lincoln, NE — 2021
  • Rich Tewes, Loveland, CO — 2021
  • Holly Latham, Great Bend, KS — 2019
  • Don Schuessler, Coburg, OR — 2020

Crime Scene Certification Board

  • Don Ledbetter, Seattle, WA, Chair — 2019
  • Christine Snyder, Sanford, FL, Secretary — 2021
  • Amy Johnson, Ankeny, IA — 2019
  • Tom Griffin, Greeley, CO — 2020
  • Jeremy Chappell, Kansas City, MO — 2020
  • Greg O'Donnell, Sugarland, TX — 2021
  • David Doglietto, Greenfield, CA — 2020

Footwear Certification Board

  • Rodney Schenck, Chair — 2021
  • Tanya Hiner, Kansas City, MO, Secretary — 2020
  • Sarah Bohne, Colorado Springs, CO — 2021
  • Alicia Wilcox, Waterville, ME — 2020
  • Jon Byrd, Collinsville, MS, — 2021
  • Lisa Corson, New Hampshire, CN — 2019
  • Lisa O’Daniel, Carbondale, IL — 2021

Forensic Art Certification Board

  • Stephen Mancusi, Peekskill, NY, Chair — 2021
  • Jeanne Cybulski, Mesa, AZ, Secretary — 2019
  • Steve Johnson, Clarksburg, WV — 2021
  • David Moody, West Palm Beach, FL — 2021
  • Duncan Way, Ontario, Canada — 2020
  • Noami Glixman, San Francisco, CA — 2021
  • Donald Stahl, La Plata, MD — 2019

Forensic Photography & Imaging Certification Board

  • Eric Johnson, Fowler, MI, Chair — 2019
  • Robert Young, Mesa, AZ Secretary— 2020
  • Jamie Burnett, Albuquerque, NM — 2019
  • Kristal Kolhepp, Mesa, AZ — 2021
  • George Reis, Fountain Valley, CA — 2019
  • Tony Nguyen, Pomona, CA — 2019
  • Phillip Hess, Sacramento, CA — 2020

Forensic Video Certification Board

  • Kimberly Meline, Quantico, VA, Chair — 2021
  • Patricia Reiber, Richmond, VA, Secretary — 2020
  • Vicki Long, Alameda County, CA — 2021
  • Brandon Epstein, New Brunswick, NJ — 2021
  • Keith Swanson, Scottsdale, AZ — 2019
  • Keith Mancini, Valhalla, NY — 2021
  • Andrew Schriever, Las Vegas, NV — 2020

Latent Print Certification Board

  • Stephanie Howard, Orillia, ON, Canada, Chair — 2019
  • Anne Steinmetz, Peoria, AZ, Secretary — 2019
  • James E. Bush, Meridian, MS — 2020
  • Tim Fayle, San Jose, CA — 2021
  • Kelley Counts, Largo, FL — 2021
  • Shannon Prince, Quantico, VA — 2019
  • Kaitlin Moe, Missoula, MT — 2020

Tenprint Identification Certification Board

  • Amy Gordon, Chula Vista, CA, Chair — 2020
  • Kari Coronado, San Diego, CA, Secretary — 2019
  • Kevin Burke, Methuen, MA — 2019
  • Patricia Funderburk, Fort Lauderdale, FL — 2021
  • Kimberly Yada, Portland, Oregon — 2021