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From SOFA Bylaws:




                        Membership shall be open to those persons who:

(a)  are actively engaged in forensic anthropology casework and are employed by                                                         or consulting for a medical examiner, coroner's office or related government                                                             agency at the time of application;

(b)  have demonstrated their ongoing contribution to the field of forensic                                                                     anthropology through case analysis, academic research and/or governmental                                                         policy making;

(c)  have obtained a master of arts, master of science or doctor of                                                                             philosophy degree in anthropology (or related field) with a focus on                                                                         physical anthropology and graduate training in forensic anthropological                                                                 casework; and

(d)  have agreed to sign the Guidelines for Professional Conduct, as such                                                                 document is updated from time to time by the Membership Committee.
As of November 2011, SOFA applicants must be Associate Members, Members or Fellows
in the Physical Anthropology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS).
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply by first contacting the SOFA secretary Secretary@sofainc.org.  Application form and ethics statement can be found below. Dues are $50 annually.

Brian Spatola^,
Mar 4, 2014, 4:17 PM
Brian Spatola^,
Dec 8, 2011, 10:01 AM