Forensic Science Accreditation Advisory Committee

The NATA’s Forensic Science Accreditation Advisory Committee (FSAAC) has a current vacancy, and is seeking expressions of interest from individuals with expertise in Field Services / Crime Scene activities.

The FSAAC is established to provide technical input for NATA’s ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation activities covering testing for legal purposes and represents the interests of accredited facilities and the broader industry.

The FSAAC membership includes representatives for all forensic disciplines, the Australia & New Zealand Forensic Executive Committee and the National Institute of Forensic Science (NIFS).

The term of appointment for new FSAAC members is five years with face-to-face meetings being held annually and email and/or teleconferences occurring throughout the year as necessary.  NATA meets the costs for travel and accommodation to attend face-to-face meetings.  It is expected that Committee members make themselves available to attend all meetings.

Committee members are appointed for their knowledge and technical expertise.  The duties of a Committee member include, but not limited to::

Further information regarding NATA’s AAC’s may be obtained from the Technical Committees page.

Applicants must:

Expressions of interest detailing the candidate’s experience, including addressing the requirements/attributes detailed above and a full resume, should be forwarded to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Sector Manager, Legal & Clinical Services, NATA.

The closing date for expressions of interest is 4 January 2019.  Successful candidates will be formally invited to participate in the activities of the FSAAC following approval by NATA’s Board