American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors
Henry Maynard is the Chair of the ASCLD Forensic Research Committee and he currently serves as the Lead Research Scientist at the US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory. Prior to working at the lab, 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 been formally 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 (AAFS), the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD), the Council of Forensic Science Educators (COFSE), the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI), and Project Management Institute (PMI). Additionally, he serves on the Strategic Advisory Board for the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) and is the Chair of the Federal Laboratory Needs Technical Working Group (FLN-TWG) Research Subcommittee. 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), instructor for the ASCLD Leadership Academy Level II, and serves on the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Advisory Policy Board. Mr. Maynard holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Master of Science in Forensic Science.