Farrell C. Shiver
is a member of The Southeastern Association
of Forensic Document Examiners and previously served as the
Editor of the organization's newsletter.
Association of Forensic Document Examiners (SAFDE) was organized
in 1988 and held its first annual meeting at Fort Gillem,
Georgia in 1989.
meetings, which are normally held in the Atlanta, Georgia area,
involve workshops on Forensic Document Examination, as well as
the presentation of research papers and other presentations
related to the field of forensic document examination.
limited to forensic document examiners who have completed a
recognized full-time two-year training program in forensic document examination. Other membership requirements also
Members may work
or reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky,
Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia. Corresponding
members work or reside outside these states. Current members
work in federal, state, local, and private forensic laboratories
across the southeastern United States.