The NIST/NIJ Evidence Management Steering Committee (EMSC) is charged with:
Relevant stakeholders include people or organizations engaged in the collection or preservation of evidence such as the law enforcement community, public and private forensic laboratories, hospitals, courts, and policy makers who recommend standards, rules, and laws regarding evidence management.
Suzi Doerff, CEO, Police Evidence Audits, LLC
Rachell Ekroos, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), School of Nursing
Sarah Hawkins, Chief Deputy Public Defender, Clark County, Nevada Public Defender's Office
Melisse Huffmaster, Evidence Vault Director, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Jennifer Johnson, Program Coordinator, Forensic Assessment Consultation and Treatment Program, Shawnee Mission Health
Joseph Latta, Executive Director, International Association for Property and Evidence, Inc.
Robert Martin, Evidence Manager, Volusia County Sheriff's Office
Nancy McKay-Hills, Evidence Superintendent, Tucson Police Department, Property and Evidence Section
Stacey Mitchell, Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Marcela Najarro, Research Chemist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Phil Pulaski, Retired Former Chief of Detectives, New York City Police Department
Brian Russell, Lieutenant/Manager, Charlotte Mecklenberg Police Department, Property and Evidence Division
Elizabeth Small, Supervisory Physical Scientist, Evidence Management Unit, FBI Laboratory
Lindsey Smith, Executive Director, North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission
Ellen Spain, Forensic Evidence Manager, Virginia Department of Forensic Science
Patricia Speck, Professor/Coordinator, University of Alabama at Birmingham, MSN Advanced Nursing Program
Robert Thompson, Senior Research Manager, NIST Special Programs Office
Erin Trujillo, Assistant Director, Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Scientific Services Bureau
Raymond Valerio, Director, Forensic Sciences, Office of the Queens County District Attorney
Shannan Williams-Mitchem, Project Manager, Forensic Science Research Program, NIST
Corrine Lloyd, Management Analyst, Forensic Science Research Program, NIST
Donia Slack, FTCOE, Research Triangle Institute
Sarah Norsworthy, FTOCE, Research Triangle Institute
EMSC seeks to utilize the expertise of the broad network for forensic science stakeholders to assist in collaborating and increasing awareness about evidence management issues. If you would like to join the Evidence Management Community of Practice, click shannan.williams [at] nist.gov (subject: Evidence%20Management%20Community%20of%20Practice, body: I%20would%20like%20to%20join%20the%20Evidence%20Management%20Community%20of%20Practice.%20Please%20add%20me%20to%20the%20list.%0A%0AThank%20you.) (here).
Evidence Management Community of Practice Newsletter
This monthly newsletter from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is part of the Evidence Management Steering Committee (EMSC) established in collaboration with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to provide educational opportunities and share information with evidence management stakeholders. Each issue will include relevant articles and highlight upcoming events and training opportunities.
EMSC members work at local, state, and federal agencies as forensic nurses, evidence custodians, medical examiners, and laboratory and law enforcement personnel. Please submit questions that you or your agency are struggling to answer, topics you are interested in knowing more about, or questions about how others in the community are handling a particular issue.
Send your questions to AskEMSC [at] NIST.gov (AskEMSC[at]NIST[dot]gov).