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Upcoming Conference

2022 TDIAI Conference – SAN ANTONIO


2022 Conference Schedule Updated 5/11/2022  

"General Forensic Analyst Licensing Exam II" 

 The exam session is full. Please contact Leigh Tomlin , Leigh.tomlin@fsc.texas.gov, for alternate test dates.  

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Future Conferences

2023 TDIAI Conference – AUSTIN


General Forensic Analyst Licensing Exam II Pilot

 The exam session is full. Please contact Leigh Tomlin , Leigh.tomlin@fsc.texas.gov, for alternate test dates.  

To aid in the development of the General Forensic Analyst Licensing Exam II, the Forensic Science Commission will host a pilot exam session at the 2022 Texas Division of the International Association for Identification for Identification’s annual educational conference on June 8, 2022.

Download or open the following links for registration and Pilot Syllabus.  There are links embedded in the documents that will allow you to register and provide contact information.

The exam session is full. 

Flyer:  PDF            Syllabus: PDF

2022 Conference Shirts Available

Click here to order.

If you would like to pick up your shirt at the conference, you will need to order by May 15th, 2022.

TDIAI will not be responsible for shipping unclaimed orders.  If you are unsure you will be able to attend the conference, there is an option to ship the shirt(s) directly to you.

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.

Click for info and to submit nomination

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President talks

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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