AFDAA Membership is open to DNA analysts, DNA supervisors, and DNA laboratory administrators who are employed and engaged in the forensic aspects of DNA analysis for the judicial system. There are seven types/levels of membership:

1. Student
2. Associate
3. Regular
4. Charter
5. Diplomat
6. Fellow
7. Retired

Please refer to the AFDAA By-Laws to see the type of membership for which you qualify.

How to Become a Member

To apply for AFDAA membership, GO HERE. You will be required to attend one meeting and provide one reference/sponsor (an existing member). Your sponsor will need to complete the Reference Information page.
Please enclose a resume or curriculum vitae.
The application fee is $40.00 ($20 for students). You may mail a check payable to AFDAA to the address below or pay Online through PayPal (to be applied to your first year of membership), and email to the Vice-Chair or mail to:

Houston Forensic Science Center
Attn: Robin Guidry
1200 Travis Street, 20th Floor
Houston, Tx 770029

Current Members who meet the qualifications outlined in the By-Laws may apply for a change to their status (Charter/Diplomat/Fellow/Retired)