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Expression of Interest - Forensic Science Accreditation Advisory Committee

NATA’s Forensic Science Accreditation Advisory Committee (FSAAC) has three positions soon to become vacant and is seeking expressions of interest from individuals with expertise in the following areas:

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 (ANZFEC) and the National Institute of Forensic Science (NIFS).

Committee members serve as volunteers.  The term of appointment for new members is five years and those who may be reappointed serve 3 year terms.  In general, members cannot be appointed for more than 3 terms.

The Committee convenes at 12 to 24 month intervals with face-to-face meetings.  Email and/or teleconferences may also occur 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 NATA website.

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.

The closing date for expressions of interest is Friday 13 September 2019.

Successful candidates will be formally invited to participate in the activities of the FSAAC following approval by NATA’s Board.