President (2013-2014 Term)
Matt Mathis is currently serving as the Director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) Crime Lab in Charlotte, North Carolina.
att earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Chemistry from Furman University
in 1996, a Master of Science degree with a major in Chemistry from Furman University
in 1998 and a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbus State University
Matt began his career in forensics with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) in March of 1999 where he worked as a Forensic Chemist specializing in drug identification.
e was selected as Assistant Lab Manager of the GBI's Central Regional Crime Laboratory in 2003.
att joined the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department
(CMPD) Crime Lab in April 2008 as the Chief Criminalist in the Chemistry Section and was promoted to Director of the CMPD
Crime Lab in November 2008.
r. Mathis attended his
meeting in 2000 and has been a member of SAFS
att has served the organization as a member of the Board of Directors in 2011-2012.
e also served as the Social Chair of the 2011 Annual SAFS meeting in Charlotte, NC.
n addition to his membership in SAFS, Matt is also a member of theAmerican Society of Crime Laboratory Directors and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.