Committees


The following Committees and the Volunteers who serve on them are comprised of IABPA Members

who have committed themselves to the successfull accomplishment of our collective goals and objectives.

Having dedicated much time and effort in the performance of their tasks, they have contributed greatly to this organization. 

For more information about these committees,

please follow the links below:

Standing Committees




Education Committee

The Education Committee carries out issues as directed by the IABPA Bylaws

  • Chair- Erin Sims
  • Holly Latham
  • Beverly Zaporozan
  • Josita Limborgh


Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee carries out ethics issues as directed by the IABPA Bylaws

  • Chair- Rich Tewes
  • Rob Jones
  • Gillian Leak
  • Matt Noedel
  • Colin Hoare


Membership Committee

The Membership Committee carries out membership issues as directed by the IABPA Bylaws

  • Chair - Anthony Mangione
  • Lauren Sautkulis
  • Rich Tewes
  • Scott Swick
  • Rob Jones
  • Daniel Beaumont
  • Shawn Harkins


Publications Committee

The Publications Committee consists of associate editors of the Journal of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. The committee is responsible for the continuous recording of information concerning our organization and the discipline of BPA. The associate editors are responsible for the peer review of articles submitted to the Journal for possible publication. They also research current literature for abstracts of BPA articles as well as new ideas for the Journal

  • Editor - Jeremiah Morris
  • Alison Gingras
  • Nikki Blackwell
  • Jeff Gurvis


Special Committees



Dan Rahn Research Grant Committee

The Dan Rahn Research Grant Committee will receive applications from the Secretary/Treasurer, review them, and make recommendations to the Board

  • Chair- Lynne D. Herold, PhD., Senior Criminalist
  • Silke M.C. Brodbeck, MD, Ph.D.
  • Martin Eversdijk
  • T. Paulette Sutton, MS, MT (ASCP)
  • Brian Yamashita, Ph.D., Research Scientist



Translation Committee

The Translation Committee will ensure that an accurate, true, and acceptable translation of the BPA glossary and definitions will be created for the various languages

  • Chair- Phillipe Esperanca
  • Sabine Hess
  • Silke Brodbeck
  • Celine Nicloux
  • Andrea Berti



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