Board of Directors

Mark Johnson

Chairman of the Board

Mark Johnson has been conducting computer forensic examinations for 19 years.  He was a police officer and sergeant for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department for 14 years where he established the Computer Crimes Unit in 2001.  He obtained his CFCE in 2002.  He became a full-time EnCase instructor for Guidance Software in 2002, but Read More »

M. Gene Shantz

President - Instructor

Gene Shantz is currently employed with Stroz Friedberg as a DFIR Manager. Gene worked in law enforcement for 11 plus years and concluded his law enforcement career as a Detective Sergeant with the Flagstaff Police Department in Arizona. In 2007 Gene was selected to attend the IACIS BCFE course in Florida and achieved the coveted CFCE Read More »

Jim Dibble

Vice President - Instructor

In 1992 Jim retired as a Chief Warrant Officer from the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command after twenty years of service. During his tenure with the US Army, Jim served in a myriad of leadership positions such as Special Agent in Charge and Chief of numerous General Crimes, Drug Suppression and Economic Crimes teams. Read More »

Scott Matsudaira

Treasurer - Instructor

Since 1991, Scott Matsudaira has been a commissioned law enforcement officer for the Bellingham Police Department in the State of Washington and is currently assigned to the Crime Scene Investigators Unit as a Detective. His responsibilities include examining, analyzing, and securing electronic evidence in regards to investigations of criminal activity where a computer or other Read More »

Bill Capps


Bill has been a member of IACIS since attending the Basic Class in 2004 while the Sr. Forensic Analyst of the Digital Evidence Unit of the Charleston (SC) Police Department, obtaining his CFCE in 2005. While in that capacity he was instrumental in the lab being the 3rd ever to obtain the ASCLD-LAB ISO Accreditation. Read More »

Troy Lawrence

Director of Training - Instructor

Troy Lawrence is a twenty-seven year veteran of the Fort Worth Police Department and is currently a sergeant assigned to the Digital Forensic Lab. Troy began his forensic career in 2000 and attended the 2001 IACIS® conference in Orlando. He received his CFCE on September 13, 2001. Troy began coaching IACIS® students and was selected Read More »

Adam Deladurantey

Director of Certification

Adam DeLadurantey is a Supervisory Special Agent for a United States Federal Government agency, located in Washington State. Adam has conducted forensic examinations and investigations throughout the world, to include Japan, Singapore, Korea, Guam and across the United States. Adam attended the 2006 BCFE conference, after achieving his CFCE in 2007, Adam served as a Read More »

Brent Whale

Director of Standards

Brent has been an IACIS member since 2001 when he attended the Basic class in Orlando as a member of the New Zealand Customs Service. Brent retired from Customs after twenty-tw0 years of service in 2007 and is now the owner of Computer Forensic Solutions Ltd. Brent has had an active involvement with the Certification Read More »

Gerry Keane

Director of Marketing - Instructor

In 2013 Gerry retired after almost 31 years’ service in Irelands National Police Force “An Garda Siochana”. Gerry had served as a Detective for 27 of those years working in Local, Central and National Detective Units investigating serious and organized crime. Gerry has been assigned to various units including, the Serious Crime Unit, National Bureau Read More »

Doug Elrick

Director of Ethics

Doug Elrick worked for the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Criminalistics Laboratory from 1989 to 2002. Trained as a biochemist and former medical researcher with the Mayo Clinic, Elrick began as a drug chemist and serologist. In 1992, Elrick was tasked with working a case involving a 5 ¼ floppy associated with a kidnapping/sexual assault Read More »

Chris Curran

Director of e-Services
CFCE, MSc - Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigations

Chris Curran has been working in the field of digital forensics since 2005. Previously with a local police department, Chris currently manages a Digital Forensic's laboratory for a federal government agency. He became a CFCE in 2007, then began coaching and a regional manager for the CFCE testing process. In 2015, Chris became the Certification Read More »