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, digital media, etc. Comprised of individuals worldwide who work in the field of forensic identification, the AIC has over 200 members from local, state, and federal agencies throughout Arizona.


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 seminars and workshops!

Our Board of Directors

President | Stephen Greene 2016-2018

Chair | Penny Dechant 2016-2018

Vice Chair | Sean Conner 2016-2018


Maureen Smith 2018-2020

Nicole Cioffi 2018-2020

Monica Goodnough 2018-2020

Marie Yochum 2018-2019

Stacy Harrison 2018-2019

Meredith Atchison 2018-2019


Michael Wilson 2018-2020

Deane “Dino” Tonn 2018-2020

Parker Snedden | Vendor: Arrowhead Forensics 2018-2020

President -

Stephen Greene

Chairman of the Board

Penny Dechant

Chairman of the Board

Vice Chair, IAI Regional Rep

Sean Conner

Vice Chair, IAI Regional Rep

1st Vice President -

Jessica Budrow

1st Vice President
2nd Vice President -

Brandon Nabozny

2nd Vice President
3rd Vice President -

Kenneth Pomeranz

3rd Vice President
Secretary -

Heather Conner

Editor -

Jaime Carlton

Webmaster -

Laura Alzubi

Treasurer -

Rich Hillman

Sergeant at Arms -

Tammy Lachcik

Sergeant at Arms
Library -

Kelly Donaldson


Host: Bevel, Gardner & Associates

Instructor: Ross M. Gardner

Date and Time: March 11-15, 2019

Location: Phoenix Police Department

Tuition: $655.00

Topics: Historical perspective, bloodstain Pattern Taxonomy & Terminology, Classification decision map, utilization within investigations, blood droplet dynamics, bloodstain dynamics, documentation, area of origin, lab experimentation, and stringing method practicals. You will complete experiments with whole blood and analyze multiple bloodstain patterns.

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; they shall, in all respects, be subject to the same rules, fees, and charges and entitled to all rights and privileges as Active members, except they shall not be entitled to election to the offices of President or Vice-President.
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 Educational conference will be July 29 - August 4, 2018 at the Henry B. González Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas.
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 twitter feed ( Narrow your search with #AICTrainingLinks or click the link below.
Do you hold annual conferences?
Yes we do. This year our Tri Division conference was merged with the Western States Joint Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information click the link below for the confirmed Lectures and Workshops.
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 listed on our twitter feed ( You can narrow your search with #AICJobPost or by clicking the link below.
How can I learn about the current AIC members?
Please click the link below to read our most current bio sheet on all of our AIC members.

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