Brad Wing has just retired from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where he was the Biometrics Standards Coordinator and head of the NIST-ITL standards development organization, as well as being the chair of the Interagency Forum on Biometrics and Identity Management.
Prior to joining NIST, Mr. Wing worked as Chief Biometrics Engineer at the US-VISIT Program of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he founded the DHS Biometrics Coordination Group, which brings together the various components of DHS to ensure a consistent approach to biometrics across the Department.
Mr. Wing has actively participated in several standards and professional organizations, including:
- International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Subcommittee 37 (Biometrics)
- INTERPOL Fingerprint Experts Working Group
- International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) M1 (Biometrics)
- International Association for Identification (IAI) Biometrics Information Services Committee
- International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Working Group (Machine Readable Travel Documents) as the US technical representative for development of e-passports
- American Dental Association (ADA) Standards Committee on Dental Informatics
- OASIS Biometrics Technical Committee
- Scientific Working Group for Disaster Victim Identification (SWGDVI)
- Scientific Working Group for Forensic and Investigatory Speaker Recognition (SWG-Speaker)
- Facial Identification Scientific Working Group (FISWG)
Mr. Wing looks forward to working with experts from all forensics disciplines and representatives from interested / affected organizations in developing, approving and promoting standards for our community.
AAFS Standards Board
Teresa Ambrosius comes 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 written, balloted, edited, and 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.
Ms. Ambrosius holds a volunteer position as the Marketing 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 to promote the products, programs, and services of the Society. She has also been a member of the ANSI Organization Member Forum (OMF) and the ANSI Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC).
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 is very much looking forward to working with the industry experts and the AAFS Standards Committees on the development and promotion of the forensics standards.
Teresa L. Ambrosius
AAFS Standards Board