National CouncilThe Executive Committee of the Association responsible for the agenda at the National Meeting and for acting for the Association between Annual Meetings.
Educational Practice Committee Responsible for developing, reporting, and promoting practices that strengthen forensic pedagogy, whether in classrooms, forums, competition, or other circumstances.
Megan Koch, Illinois State (2024)
Tripp Rebrovick, Harvard (2024)
Fred Sternhagen, Conordia (2024)
Finance Committee Responsible for planning and overseeing the Association’s fiscal affairs.
Dale Herbeck, Chair, Northeastern (2023)
David Gaer, Lone Star College (2023)
Karla Leeper, Augusta University (2023)
Professional Development Committee Responsible for developing and supporting the highest standards of professional conduct within forensics, and for representing the professional interests of the Association’s members to all appropriate constituencies.
Michael Janas, Samford (2024)
Chris Outzen, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (2024)
David Steinberg, Chair, University of Miami (FL) (2024)
Jefferson Yahom, Rochester University (2024)
Publications Committee Responsible for planning, supervising, and monitoring all publications sponsored by this Association.
Heidi Hamilton, Chair, Emporia State (2024)
Sarah Partlow Lefevre, University of Idaho (2024)
Justin Eckstein, Pacific Lutheran (2024)
Research Committee Responsible for the encouragement, development, and evaluation of research activity throughout the profession.
Ben Voth, Southern Methodist (2023)
Heather Walters, Missouri State (2024)
David Cram Helwich, Minnesota (2024)
Nomination Committee Responsible for nominating candidates for open executive positions.
Craig Brown, Kansas State University (2022)
Allison Harper, Emory University (2022)
Shanara Reid-Brinkley, CSU-Fullerton (2022)
Ron Stevenson, Wayne State University (2022)
Jacob Thompson, UNLV (2022)
AFA Representatives to the NDT Committee Responsible to discuss and vote on matters before the NDT committee, representing their AFA region.
Central – Eric Morris (Missouri State, May 2022-May 2023)
East – John Katsulas (Boston College, May 2022-May 2024)
South – Mikaela Malsin (Emory University, May 2022-May 2024)
West – Adam Symonds (Arizona State, May 2022-May 2023)
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