Christine Ramirez | Vice President Region III (Central)

Christine Ramirez is the Training Manager of the Texas Forensic Science Academy (TFSA) of Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) – Law Enforcement & Security Training Division.  Upon joining TEEX in 2008, she developed a forensics program model and curriculum that developed into TFSA.  She co-authored several of the Academy’s training manuals to include: Crime Scene Investigation, Latent Print Processing, Forensic Technician, Processing Evidence of Violent Crime, Death Investigation, and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. When TFSA launched in 2009, Christine assumed programmatic and operational responsibilities for the Academy as well as acting as a principal instructor. 
Christine has over 20 years of experience within the law enforcement/forensics professions and more than 15 years as an instructor specializing in crime scene investigation, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprint processing, and bloodstain pattern analysis.  She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Sam Houston State University, and she is a court-qualified expert in Latent Print Examination and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis as well as a Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst through the International Association for Identification.  Christine is an author who has published forensic articles and co- authored Crime Scene Processing and Investigation Workbook, published by CRC Press, LLC. She is a faculty member of Texas A&M University and serves as an Adjunct Assistant Lecturer and Professional Advisor.  She is a member of the Texas Division of the IAI and serves on the Board of Directors; she has been a member of the IABPA since 1999.