Arizona Identification Council

The Arizona State Division of the International Association for Identification

The AIC is a professional association community for forensic identification experts who have knowledge in: Crime Scene Investigation/Reconstruction, Latent Prints, Footwear and Tire Impressions, Forensic Art, Photography, and Digital Media.

The International Association for Identification is comprised of over 200 individuals worldwide, who work in the field of Forensic Identification. The AIC is specific to Arizona, and our members are from local, state, and federal agencies.

Become a Member

We are currently seeking additional professionals to add to our organization.

If you are interested in becoming a member and feel that you meet the requirements

to join the Arizona Identification Council, then we would like to hear from you.

Connect to our FAQ section for more information on our bylaws,

questions about the AIC, and upcoming local seminars, workshops and job opportunities!

The AIC Board

President | Jessica Budrow

1st Vice President | Brandon Nabozny

2nd Vice President | Ken Pomeranz

Secretary | Heather Conner

Treasurer | Richard Hillman

Sgt-at-Arms | Tammy Lachcik

Parliamentarian | Mike Wilson

Editor | Dino Tonn

Webmaster | Laura Alzubi


Chairman of the Board | Stephen Greene

Tristica Kendall (2019-2021)

Tom Pennington (2019-2021)

Marie Yochum (2019-2021)

Maureen Smith (2018-2020)

Nicole Chioffi (2018-2020)

Monica Goodnough (2018-2020)

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for Associate Membership to the AIC?
Associate Membership is open to all reputable persons wholly or partially engaged in any of the various phases of the science of identification, and who are not qualified for Active Membership, are hereby eligible to become Associate Members.
Who can apply for Active Membership to the AIC?
Active Membership in the AIC is open to those persons engaged in the forensic sciences provided they are bona fide employees of, and who receive salaries from national, state, county, or municipal governments, or some subdivision thereof.
Who can attend an AIC meeting?
 Active, life active, associate, honorary members, and any interested/prospective members are welcome to attend general business meetings of the AIC.  Certain meetings (e.g. Executive committee meetings) or portions of general business meetings may be restricted to non-AIC members.  Please contact us for more details.
When is the next IAI Educational conference?
This years IAI International Forensic Educational conference will be August 1-7, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. Visit the IAI for more information.
How can I submit an article or information to the AIC website or newsletter?
 Directly email or click the button below to send an email.
How much is a membership?
The cost is $25 per year with a $2 processing fee.  If you are interested in joining, please click the link below to get started.
When/where is the next AIC meeting?
Directly email or click the button below to send an email.
Where can I find certification information?
 The International Association for Identification has a Forensic Certification Home Page to discuss all aspects of certification. Please click the link below for more information.
How can I contact a member of the AIC board?
Directly email or click the button below to send an email.
Where can I locate training information?
 All current training information is now listed on our site under Training!
Do you hold annual conferences?
We do, however with the pandemic, conferences are on pause.
Where can I find AIC Constitution and Bylaws?
You can download and read our Constitution and Bylaws in PDF format by clicking the link below.
Do you have an area for current forensic job postings?
 All current job postings information is now on our site!
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