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2021 TDIAI Educational Conference , Frisco, 

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2022 TDIAI Conference – SAN ANTONIO


2023 TDIAI Conference – AUSTIN


Texas Forensic Science Academy Professional Excellence Award

Nominating Criteria: For the purpose of this award, "forensic science practitioner" means a living individual involved in law enforcement, crime scene investigation, criminal prosecution, forensic analysis of criminal evidence or a researcher in the field of criminal evidence or a recognized forensic science, and who is directly employed on a full-time basis by a local, county, state or federal agency in one of the above capacities.

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TEEX is the TCOLE training provider for the TDIAI conferences.

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TDIAI President

Jack Flanders

The Charlie Parker Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Charlie Parker Memorial Scholarship Fund is a special scholarship financial account set forth in the By-Laws of the Association.

Donations to the fund may be made in any amount and, if requested by the donor, to be made in the name of any member or made in memoriam of a member.  The following donations will be recognized at the annual educational conference:

$100 Bronze Certificate, $300 Silver Certificate, $500 Gold Plaque, $1000 Diamond Plaque   





Lone Star Forensic Journal

The Lone Star Forensic Journal is accessible through the Members sections of the website.

Winter 2021 Issue available to members here.



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It is TDIAI’s mission to make forensic identification, crime scene identification, scientific examination and preservation of physical analysis professionals smarter, better prepared and more connected through all stages of their careers. 

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Board Members


David Taylor

Board Chairperson

Denton County Sheriff's Office

Denton, Texas

David Hyde

Houston Forensic Science Center

Houston, Texas

Jonesta Nolan

Grand Prairie Police Department

Grand Prairie, Texas

James Oliver 

Harris County Sheriff's Office

Houston, Texas


Kelly Deal

Texas Department of Public Safety

Austin, Texas

Neil Carnes

Plano Police Department

Plano, Texas

Chiquita Ruffin

Texas Department of Public Safety

Austin, Texas

Stoney Cook

Conroe Police Department

Conroe, Texas

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