Duties: Recommend a slate of members for the elected offices of the Council and assist President with identifying members to fill open committee positions. Review applications for COFSE awards and select award winners.

Committee: Chaired by the Immediate Past President and comprised of the Higher Education Chair and two appointed members.


Karen Scott, PhD (term ends 2023)
Director and Associate Professor, Forensic Science
Arcadia University
Glenside, PA 19038


Vacant (term ends 2024)

Lerah Sutton, PhD, MS (term ends 2023)
Director – Forensic Medicine Educational Program
Assistant Director – Maples Center for Forensic Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine 
Office: (352) 294-4511
Mobile: (352) 448-7236

Monica Joshi, PhD (term ends 2024)
Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Schmucker Science South 333
West Chester, PA 19383