Board of Directors

SEARCH’s 15-member Board of Directors, elected by the full Membership Group, provides general oversight and translates corporate goals and objectives into program directives and operating policies. Board Members serve 2-year terms, and include 11 State-appointed and 4 At-Large Members.


Mr. Francis X. “Paco” Aumand III

Deputy Commissioner
Vermont Department of Public Safety

Vice Chairman

Mr. Brad Truitt

Director of Information Systems
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation


Dr. Alfred Blumstein*

J. Erik Jonsson Professor
Urban Systems and Operations
H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Carnegie-Mellon University

Dr. Natalie Chrastil

Deputy Director of CJIS
Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation

Ms. Linda Denly

Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigative Services
Division of Justice Information Services
California Department of Justice

Mr. Oded Galili

Deputy Director
Minnesota Justice Information Services
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Ms. Terry D. Gibbons

Deputy Director
Georgia Crime Information Center
Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Maj. Timothy McGrail

Technical Services Bureau
Missouri State Highway Patrol


Mr. Maury Mitchell

Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center

Ms. Liane Moriyama

Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center
Department of the Attorney General

Ms. Dawn Peck

Bureau of Criminal Identification
Idaho State Police

Mr. David Steingraber*

Senior Policy Advisor
National Criminal Justice Association

Dr. Phillip Stevenson*

Statistical Analysis Center
Arizona Criminal Justice Commission

Mr. Robert Wessels*

Vice Chair
Judicial Committee on Information Technology
State of Texas

Mr. Curtis M. Wood

Forensic Science and Technology
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

*At-Large Members