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FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS ASSOCIATION NAMES 2008 BOARD MEMBERS
FEWA provides resources for experts to improve their testimony within the legal system
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.—The Forensic Expert Witness Association, a diverse group of professionals sharing common goals related to forensics and expert witness testimony, has named a new slate of officers for 2008, drawing on members from each of its chapters.
President Lyle Coe, Coe & Company, Lodi, Calif.
Vice President Geoffrey D. Hichborn, Hichborn Consulting Group, Anaheim, Calif.
Treasurer Mark C. Hunter, Hunter Plumbing, Pleasant Hill, Calif.
Secretary Eric Robi, Federal Forensics Group, Los Angeles, Calif.
Imm. Past President Glenn Gelman, Glenn M. Gelman and Assoc., Santa Ana, Calif.
Advisor Glen Balzer, New Era Consulting, Los Altos, Calif.
Executive Director Norma S. Fox, FEWA, Newport Beach, Calif.
Ted E. Bumgardner, Gafcon Inc., San Diego, Calif.
Stephen T. Crosson, MAI, SRA, Crosson Dannis Inc., Dallas, Texas
William F. Naber, Naber Technical Enterprises, Auburn, Calif.
Russell J. Kendzior, Traction Plus Inc., Southlake, Texas
Steve McElfresh, PhD, JD, SPHR, HR Futures, Palo Alto, Calif.
David Neagley, AIA, Neutral Solutions, La Jolla, Calif.
George Reis, Imaging Forensics, Fountain Valley, Calif.
Rudy R. Robinson III, MAI, Austin Valuation Consultants, Austin, Texas
Timothy T. Williams Jr., T.T. Williams, Jr., Investigations Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.
Richard M. Squar, CPA, MBA, Squar & Associates, Costa Mesa, Calif.
“This slate of officers will aggressively pursue our organization’
The centerpiece of FEWA’s ongoing professional development program is its annual Expert Witness Summit, being held in Newport Beach, March 27-29. Renowned trial judges, nationally recognized attorneys, experts and jury consultants will discuss how expert witnesses can improve all aspects of their practice and testimony.
FEWA has more than 500 members and publishes an annual membership directory, which is distributed to law firms throughout Texas, Arizona, Nevada and California. The association also publishes a quarterly newsletter.
In addition to providing expert testimony in courts of law, FEWA members regularly serve as expert sources to the news media, providing commentary on news events related to their fields of expertise.
Each FEWA chapter also has elected a new board of directors. These new officers include:
Geoffrey D. Hichborn
Hichborn Consulting Group
Richard M. Squar, CPA, MBA
Vice President - Bar Liaison/Newsletter & Comm.
Squar & Associates
Secretary - Membership
The Moote Group
Richard L. Albee
Constructive Technologies Group
Robert L. Rowe
Ted E. Bumgardner
President - Programs
David Neagley, AIA
Linda L. Mitchell
Secretary - Bar Liaison
Forensic Document Examiner
Diane Ballard, AIA
Newsletter & Comm.
Ballard & Morales Consulting Inc.
Steven E. Easton
Continuing Ed./Speaker's Bureau
ROEL Construction, Co. Inc.
William C. Sterling
Coe & Company
Gary H. Hall
Jeffery S. Hunter
Vice President - Programs
Hunter & Renfro LLP
Manuel C. Jardin
Manuel C. Jardin Inc.
William F. Naber
Naber Technical Enterprises
Randy C. Renfro
Hunter & Renfro LLP
Forensic Imaging Consulting
Mark C. Hunter
President - Public Relations
Steve McElfresh, PhD, JD, SPHR
Secretary - Newsletter & Comm.
EIMEX Software and Consulting
RNA Consulting Inc.
Jerry A. Klein
The Chatham Group
Randy A. Sugarman
Sugarman & Company
Wallace & Steichen Inc.
Vera F. Dolan
Non-Board Member - Bar Liaison
VFD Consulting Inc.
President - Programs
Federal Forensics Group
Timothy T. Williams Jr.
T.T. Williams, Jr., Investigations Inc.
Ettie Rosenberg, J.D.
Allan N. Lowy & Associates
Cosgrove Computer Systems Inc.
Joseph R. Landolph Jr., PhD
Private toxicology consultant/expert witness
Bruce G. Silverman
Bruce Silverman Consulting
Rudy R. Robinson III, MAI
Austin Valuation Consultants
Stephen T. Crosson, MAI, SRA
Crosson Dannis Inc.
James L. Greenstone
Greenstone & Leviton and Associates
Nelson Architectural Engineers Inc.
Yonovitz & Joe LLP
Russell J. Kendzior
Traction Plus Inc.
Edmond J. Martin, CFE, TPLI
Sage Investigations LLC
John S. Trabold III
Non-Board Member - Newsletter & Comm.
Advanced Valuation Systems Inc.
Photos and additional background materials are available.
About the Forensic Expert Witness Association
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newport Beach, California, the Forensic Expert Witness Association is an organization of a diverse group of professionals sharing common goals related to forensics and is dedicated to the professional development, ethics and promotion of forensic experts in all fields of discipline. FEWA’s members provide expert witness testimony covering a broad range of specialty categories, ranging from accident reconstruction to construction defects to industrial safety to real estate to transportation and trucking. For more information, visit the FEWA Web site: www.forensic.org.