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Quality Task Group

The FSSB’s Quality Task Group is primarily comprised of at least one member from each OSAC subcommittee to provide a quality perspective for the subcommittee. Task group members are selected based on their experience and roles in quality assurance/control including quality assurance techniques such as lean six sigma, root cause analysis, quality audits, problem solving, project planning, risk management, and the use of quality tools/concepts and/or performing assessments/audits to those requirements. The group is available for consulting with the FSSB and all OSAC committees on quality related issues. Task group members work together to provide guidance and resources to the FSSB and OSAC committees on issues of quality and to review and submit comments on standards, technical publications, definitions, and other OSAC and FSSB documents, with an emphasis on the quality aspects and impacts on forensic science results.


Jason Bond, Task Group Chair, Indiana State Police Laboratory Division (member of OSAC's Fire & Explosion Investigation Subcommittee)

Eric Pokorak, Task Group Vice Chair, Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory (member of OSAC's Medicolegal Death Investigation Subcommittee)

Jason Bundy, Task Group Executive Secretary, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (member of OSAC's Human Forensic Biology Subcommittee


Tasha Bauman, Wyoming Game and Fish Wildlife Forensics Laboratory (member of OSAC's Wildlife Forensic Biology Subcommittee)

Brett Bishop, Washington State Patrol (member of OSAC's Forensic Document Examination Subcommittee)

Amanda Black, Washington State Patrol (member of OSAC's ForensicToxicology Subcommittee)

Brittney Bryant, American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (member of OSAC's Seized Drugs Subcommittee)

Claudine Carter Pereira, Broward Sheriff's Office (member of OSAC's Friction Ridge Subcommittee)

David Green, Lake County Crime Laboratory (member of OSAC's Trace Materials Subcommittee)

Christopher Hamburg, ANSI National Accreditation Board (member of OSAC's Footwear & Tire Subcommittee)

Jan Johnson, Illinois State Police (member of OSAC's VITAL Subcommittee)

Catherine Knutson, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (member of OSAC's Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee)

Gary Licht, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Criminalistics Laboratory (member of OSAC's Forensic Document Examination Subcommittee)

Melanie McMillin, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (member of OSAC's Dogs & Sensors Subcommittee)

Rebecca Mullen, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory (member of OSAC's Firearms & Toolmarks Subcommittee)

Lori Nix, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Division of Forensic Sciences (member of OSAC's Facial Identification Subcommittee)

Jane Northup, RI State Crime Laboratory (member of OSAC's Crime Scene Investigation & Reconstruction Subcommittee)

Clayton Schilling, Precision Digital Forensics, Inc. (member of OSAC's Digital Evidence Subcommittee)

Rodney Simmons, Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (member of OSAC's Ignitable Liquids, Explosives, & Gunshot Residue Subcommittee)

Pam Zilly, Nebraska State Patrol Crime Laboratory (member of OSAC's Speaker Recognition Subcommittee)

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Created July 9, 2014, Updated February 18, 2021