Teresa L. Ambrosius
Teresa Ambrosius started with the AAFS Standards Board in January 2016 as the Technical Coordinator. In that position she has supported the AAFS and ASB staff, along with the ASB Board; she manages the documentation, meetings, and collaboration relevant to the development of a standards, technical reports, and other output of the consensus body(ies), ensuring that all documentation is ANSI compliant.
Ms. Ambrosius came to ASB from the American Petroleum Institute (API) where she spent nearly 20 years. For the last 10 years she worked as the Editorial Manager, where, with API staff, technical committees, and contractors, she ensured that a library of over 600 standards were published to ANSI approved procedures. She also maintained ANSI compliant ballot retention files and historical files dating back to 1924, and managed the IT solutions of the Standards department.
She also holds a volunteer position as the Publications Council Director on the Board of the Society for Standards Professionals (SES), an organization dedicated to furthering the knowledge and use of standards and standardization. There, she works with the SES committees in the production of the Society’s Journal, the management of the World Standards Day Paper Competition and publishing of the SES Standards. She is also a member of the ANSI Organization Member Forum (OMF) and the ANSI Board of Standard Review (BSR).
In 2014 she was awarded the SES/CSA Lorne K. Wagner Memorial Award, which recognizes an SES member who has made an outstanding contribution to SES – The Society for Standards Professionals.
Ms. Ambrosius enjoys working with the industry experts and the AAFS Standards Committees on the development and promotion of the forensics standards.
ASB Technical Coordinator
Linda Wilson joined the AAFS Standards Board in January 2018 as the Technical Coordinator. She will be working with the ASB Board, the AAFS and ASB staff, and the consensus bodies to coordinate and facilitate the documentation, meetings, the development of standards, technical reports, and other output of the consensus body(ies), ensuring that all documentation is ANSI compliant.
Prior to joining the AAFS Standards Board, Linda worked at the Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A, where she managed a multimillion dollar portfolio of international education focused grants, lead resource mobilization efforts and coordinated partnership development. Prior to AKF USA, Linda worked with the International Literacy Association’s International Development Division, coordinating the development of teacher education programs.
Mary C. McKiel
ASB Communications Liaison
Mary McKiel has worked in the standardization industry for more than 40 years and has been a consultant with the Academy since 2015. She was instrumental in helping to establish the structure and policies of the Academy Standards Board. Prior to her work with ASB, Mary was the Standards Executive of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for over 25 years where she oversaw the agency’s adoption of voluntary consensus standards in regulatory and non-regulatory activities.
In her current role, Mary is in charge of outreach to Academy members, forensic organizations, academia and the general public to inform them about the work of the ASB, and encourage mutual sharing of news and updates. She also manages the ASB involvement in the forensics work of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Mary is a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the American National Standards Institute, including serving as Vice Chair of the Board. She has chaired national and international technical advisory groups and standards committees. For 8 years, Mary served on the Board of Directors for ASTM International and was elected chairman of that Board for 2013. She has published a variety of standards-related articles and delivered presentations both nationally and internationally.
Mary is a lifetime member of the Society for Standards Professionals (SES). Mary also serves in an advisory capacity for the Management Systems Council of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. At EPA she earned bronze, silver and gold medals for her work. She is also the recipient of the ANSI George S. Wham medal for outstanding contributions to standards, the Howard Coonley medal for executives who have given outstanding support to standards as a management tool, and the SES Leo B. Moore award for distinguished contributions to standardization.
Mary looks forward to communicating the work of ASB to the forensic communities.