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.


Ms. Leslie Moore

Information Services Division Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Vice Chair


Major Brandon Gray

Commanding Officer
Identification & Information Technology Section
New Jersey State Police

Immediate Past Chair

Brad Truitt

Mr. Bradley D. Truitt

Director of Information Systems
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation


Mr. Jason Bright

Criminal Records & Identification Services Section
Division of Criminal Investigation, Montana Department of Justice

Mr. Adam Dean

Office of Criminal Justice Records
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Mr. Daniel M. Foro*

Senior Advisor
New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute

Dr. James P. Lynch*

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Maryland


Mr. Robert Merwine

PMO Chief
Public Safety Delivery Center
Pennsylvania Office of Administration


Ms. Kathryn Monfreda

Acting Director
Department of Statewide Services
Alaska Department of Public Safety

Mr. Wyatt Pettengill

Assistant Special Agent in Charge
North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

Mr. David Steingraber*

Senior Policy Advisor
National Criminal Justice Association

Major Jennie M. Temple

Criminal Justice Information Services
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

Ms. Lisa Voss

Assistant Director
State Bureau of Identification
Delaware State Police

Mr. Robert Wessels*

Vice Chair
Judicial Committee on Information Technology
State of Texas

*At-Large Members