The 2021 meeting in Poconos, PA will be held
September 21-24, 2021
Registration is now open!
2019 Annual Meeting
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Become a Member
If you are actively involved in the field of Forensic Science and have attended a business meeting, click below for more information about becoming a member.
2020 MAAFS Annual Scholarship Winner Presentations
Korina Menking-Hoggatt, M.S.
Inorganic Gunshot Residue (IGSR) Micro-particle Standard with Application to Method Development and Understanding Modern Ammunition
Brittany Hudson, M.S.
Optimization of an in-tube bead-mediated cell separation assay
using sperm-specific PH-20 antibody
Perla Santillan, M.S.
Mass Grave Localization Prediction with Geographical Information
Systems in Guatemala and Future Impacts
ABC Field Test
The ABC is currently accepting applications for the Field Test for the Foundational Knowledge Exam.
If you would like to take the exam at this year's Annual Meeting, please apply by August 9th!
Please contact Cathy Savage if you have any questions.
MAAFS is seeking its next slate of candidates for the open Executive Board positions for 2021-2022. Those open positions are: President Elect, Treasurer, Section Chairs Elect for: Biology, Criminalistics, Questioned Documents.
If you are interested, you can find the job descriptions here.
To submit nominations, please use the
Nominations needed ASAP!
MAAFS currently offers (3) $1,000 scholarships each year to current students!
Please be aware that winners must present their research at the Annual Meeting in September.
The deadline for applications is July 9th.
To apply, please fill out this form & include necessary supporting documents. Please note, you do not have to be a member to apply.
You have received emails from the MAAFS Treasurer email account about updating your information for the Member Directory. These are legitimate emails, really coming from MAAFS.
Please review the information contained in the link and update that information if necessary. If you have any questions, please email Susan Blankenship at MAAFSTreasurer@gmail.com.
The mission of MAAFS is to encourage the exchange and dissemination of ideas and information within the fields of recognized forensic sciences through improving contacts between persons and laboratories engaged in the forensic sciences; to stimulate research and the development of new and/or improved techniques; and, to promote high standards of performance and facilitate professional acknowledgment of persons working in recognized forensic science disciplines.