Paul W. Kehres Meritorious Service Award


Fellow Vernon J. Geberth, M.S., M.P.S received the prestigious Paul W. Kehres Meritorious Service Award at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 67th Annual Scientific meeting in Orlando, Florida at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on February 18, 2015.


The award was announced by The Awards Committee Fellow Joanna Collins and presented by Awards Committee Chair, Fellow Alan Boehm at the General Section Business Meeting.


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The Paul W. Kehres Award is intended to recognize a General Section Trainee Affiliate, Student Affiliate, Associate Member, Member, or Fellow for exceptional service to the General Section. This service may include but not be limited to performance of section responsibilities under extremely adverse circumstances, or service to the section far above and beyond that which would be normally expected, and/or particularly inspirational ideas and the implementation of those ideas that would benefit the section.


Since 2001,beginning with his first meeting in Seattle, Washington and over the ensuing years up to 2015 Fellow Vernon J. Geberth has contributed to the General Section of the AAFS by conducting 14 Workshops, 1 Breakfast Presentation, 2 General Section Luncheon presentations, presented three Abstracts, and conducted 2 YFS Instructional Lectures.