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Speaker Recognition Subcommittee

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The Speaker Recognition Subcommittee focuses on standards and guidelines related to the practice of speaker recognition, voice data collection, measurement, transmission, and retrieval.

Officers | Members | Standards | Other Work Products



David Marks, Subcommittee Chair, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Stephen Gibbs, Subcommittee Vice Chair, U.S. Federal Government

Vacant, Subcommittee Executive Secretary


Dana M. Delger, Innocence Project (Legal Task Group representative)

Sandra Disner, University of Southern California

Stephanie Domitrovich, Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (Legal Task Group representative)

Patrick Gibbs, Leidos

Dorothy Glancy, Santa Clara University

Erica Gold, University of Huddersfield

John Hansen, University of Texas at Dallas

Zayan Haq, Department of Homeland Security

Larry Kincaid, Sandia National Laboratory 

Aaron Lawson, SRI International

Jack Prothero, NIST, Affiliate, (Statistics Task Group representative)

Douglas Reynolds, Department of Defense 

Omid Sadjadi, Ph.D., Self-employed

Jennifer Stathakis, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Diane Stephens, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Alice Thomas, U.S. Secret Service

Emily Whitmarsh, Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency

Cindy (Ya Yang) Xiong, University of Massachusetts (Human Factors Task Group representative) 

Affiliate & Task Group Members


Published by a Standards Developing Organization (SDO)

Sent to an SDO

  • None currently. 

Under Development

  • Overview/Landscape of Speaker Recognition.
  • Validation of Forensic Speaker Recognition for the Purpose of Informing Legal Admissibility Decisions.
  • Assessing Mismatch Conditions for Forensic Speaker Recognition.

Other Work Products

Process Maps

Research & Development Needs

Technical Guidance Documents

Discipline-Specific Bibliographies and Bibliographic References

These documents may contain information to help forensic scientists, judges, lawyers, researchers, and other readers better understand the nature, scope, and foundations of the individual disciplines as currently practiced. The identification of these documents does not represent an endorsement by OSAC or NIST. Only standards that are posted on the OSAC Registry and Technical Guidance documents, are endorsed by OSAC. The referenced documents may be subject to copyright. Note: Subcommittee position statements or responses to data collections by the subcommittee do not necessarily represent the position of OSAC or NIST.

Created July 9, 2014, Updated February 7, 2023