Presented "Best Paper Award" at 1992 AFTE Convention in Miami.
Presented "Distinguished Member" status in AFTE at 1992 Convention in Miami.
Presented "Key Person of the Year Award" at the 1993 AFTE Convention in Raleigh.
Presented "Best Paper Award" at 1995 AFTE Convention in San Diego.
Appointed to AFTE Ethics Committee (1993-95), Chairman - 1995.
Featured Speaker at the first Shooting Crime Scene Processing and Shooting Scene.
Reconstruction Training Seminar - FBI Academy - September, 1996.
Appointed to AFTE Nominating Committee (1995-98), Chairman - 1998.
Appointed to AFTE Board of Admissions - 1999 through 2002.
Featured speaker in "Forensic Ballistics" at the 2003 National Crime Scene Investigation & Forensic Sciences Conference in Chicago - September, 2003.
AFTE Certification - Firearms Examiner - 08/2004, re-certified 08/2009, re-certified 08/2014
Panel speaker - "The CSI Effect" - AAAS Conference - Washington, DC - February, 2005.
Featured Speaker - "Modern Firearms & Tool Marks Examination" - 2005 CA Public Defender's Conference - Monterrey, CA - February, 2005.
Featured Speaker - "Forensic Ballistics" - University of San Diego Law School - February, 2006.
Presented ASCLD-LAB Accreditation and membership in ASCLD - February, 2006.
Re-accredited under the ASCLD-LAB International Program - Oct. 2011
Featured Speaker - "Shooting Scene Reconstruction" - WVU/NIJ Joint sponsored Conference for Working Professionals in Forensic Science - Orlando, FL - March, 2007.
Featured Speaker - "Basic Firearms & Tool Mark Identification and Shooting Scene Reconstruction" - WVU/NIJ Joint sponsored Conference for Working Professionals in Forensic Science - Fort Worth, TX - March, 2010.