Steve Johnson joined the I3 Advisory Board after 13 years of service to the company as Senior Vice President. Mr. Johnson is the former Chair of the Forensics Science Standards Board (FSSB) of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) entity dedicated to strengthening the nation’s use of forensic science by facilitating the development of technically sound forensic science standards and by promoting the adoption of those standards by the forensic science community. He chaired the very first OSAC Science and Technology Review Panel.
Mr. Johnson served in the past as President and Chair of the International Association for Identification (IAI), as secretary and chair of the IAI Forensic Art Certification Board, as chair of the IAI Science and Practices Committee, as chair of the IAI Biometric Information Systems Committee and the chair of the IAI Facial Identification provisional sub-committee. He currently serves as a member of the IAI Forensic Art Certification Board, as Chair of the IAI Face Identification Subcommittee and as the organization’s Resolutions Recording Secretary. In addition to his affiliation with the IAI, Mr. Johnson is an Associate Member of the International Association of Cranio-Facial Identifiers, a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Standards Board (ASB) Consensus Body for Friction Ridge Examination and as a member of the OSAC Face Identification Subcommittee.
Finally, as part of I3, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President of West Virginia Operations. Steve worked numerous forensic/biometric support contracts for the Department of Defense (DoD) and was actively involved in the development of DoD forensics and biometric standards. He is an IAI Certified Latent Print Examiner (CLPE) and Forensic Artist. He is currently one of I3’s Senior Facial Identification instructors. Prior to joining I3, Steve served 20 years in the law enforcement community providing leadership and expertise in criminal investigation and forensic sciences at the municipal and state levels.
Roy Beauchamp, Ret.
Prior to joining the Ideal Innovations board, Mr. Beauchamp worked several years in industry and he served in the United States Army for thirty-seven years, retiring as a Lieutenant General. He served in the Army in a wide variety of positions involving technology management, project management and logistics management.
His last assignment prior to his retirement was Deputy Commanding General of the Army Materiel Command, a $22 billion, 44,000 employee organization supporting the United States Army, worldwide. After his retirement from the Army, Mr. Beauchamp worked with Washington Group International, a worldwide engineering, construction and project management company. He was a Senior Vice President.
Mr. Beauchamp’s career began in 1965 with the United States Army. Over the course of his thirty-seven year career with the Army he served in command and staff positions at every level including multiple tours of duty at Headquarters, Department of the Army and joint assignments supporting and working with other services. His responsibilities included every aspect of logistics management at the national level including contracting, project management, supply and inventory management, maintenance management, business systems modernization, technology management and security assistance management to allied nations.