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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

  • Richard Tewes, Loveland, CO. Chair 2021
  • Grant Graham, Fayetteville, NC, Secretary 2021
  • Rebecca Hooks, Springfield, IL 2020
  • Erin Sims, Lincoln, NE 2021
  • Jeffrey Gurvis,  2022
  • Holly Latham, Great Bend, KS 2022
  • David Garber 2022

Crime Scene Certification Board

  • Don Ledbetter, Seattle, WA, Chair 2022
  • Christine Snyder, Sanford, FL, Secretary 2021
  • Angela Petersen 2022
  • 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
  • Troy Mohror, KC, KS, 2022
  • Jon Byrd, Collinsville, MS, 2021
  • Diane Shafter 2022
  • Lisa ODaniel, Carbondale, IL 2021

Forensic Art Certification Board

  • Stephen Mancusi, Peekskill, NY, Chair 2021
  • Jeanne Cybulski, Mesa, AZ, Secretary 2022
  • 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 2022

Forensic Photography & Imaging Certification Board

  • Eric Johnson, Fowler, MI, Chair 2022
  • Kristal Kolhepp, Mesa, AZ Secretary 2021
  • Michael Sage 2022
  • Robert Young, Mesa, AZ 2020
  • Robert Gallagher 2022
  • Kate Snyder 2022
  • 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 Mancini, Valhalla, NY 2021
  • Andrew Schriever, Las Vegas, NV 2020

Latent Print Certification Board

  • Tim Fayle, Chair 2022
  • Anne Steinmetz, Peoria, AZ, Secretary 2022
  • James E. Bush, Meridian, MS 2020
  • Jenna Alimberti 2022
  • Matthew Marvin, Collinsville, MS 2021
  • Shannon Prince, Quantico, VA 2022
  • Kaitlin Delphy, Missoula, MT 2020

Tenprint Identification Certification Board

  • Amy Gordon, Chula Vista, CA, Chair 2020
  • Kari Coronado, San Diego, CA, Secretary 2022
  • Kevin Burke, Methuen, MA 2022
  • Patricia Funderburk, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2021
  • Kimberly Yada, Portland, OR 2021
  • Stephanie Holt, Nampa, ID.   2021