Kevin Winer is the Director the Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory and is the Vice President and a forensic science consultant for Van Stratton, Winer & Associates, LLC. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Honors Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan. He has over 19 years of experience as a bloodstain pattern analyst, 21 years as a trace evidence analyst and four years as a DNA analyst. Mr. Winer has attended advanced workshops including Math and Physics for BPA, Fluid Dynamics of Bloodstain Formation and Fabrics-based BPA Workshops. He has been qualified as a BPA expert witness in six states and has provided BPA instruction in ten states. Mr. Winer is the Research Task Group Chair for the OSAC BPA Subcommittee and is a member of the NIJ Impression, Pattern and Trace Technical Working Group. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Criminalistics.