Defense Forensic Science Center
Henry Maynard is the Chief Scientist within the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) at the Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC) in Forest Park, Georgia. Prior to working at DFSC, Mr. Maynard was a federal contractor that supported Research and Development (R&D) and Forensic Science Training efforts for the Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences (OIFS) within the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). Before that he was a forensic practitioner at a private laboratory. He has formally been trained in the areas of Forensic Toxicology, Drug Chemistry, and Explosives Analysis. Mr. Maynard is active in the forensic community and maintains memberships with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the American Chemical Society, the American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD), the Council of Forensic Science Educators, the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators and Project Management Institute. He is very active with ASCLD, as he serves as a board member on the ASCLD Board of Directors, Chair of the Forensic Research Committee, creator of the Laboratories and Educators Alliance Program (LEAP), and instructor for the ASCLD Leadership Academy Level II. Mr. Maynard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Master’s of Science in Forensic Science degree.