Intermountain Forensics is excited to announce that we have appointed Sara Bitner as our Forensic DNA Technical Leader to manage and run all aspects of our laboratory's quality system. Sara brings 15+ years of amazing forensic leadership experience to our team.
Sara recently served as the Forensic Biology Manager at the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner in Pittsburgh, PA. There she served as Quality Manager, DNA Technical Leader and section manager.
She holds an impressive list of certifications, including:
ANAB ISO 17025 Technical Assessor
Federal Bureau of Investigation Quality Assurance Standards Auditor
American Board of Criminalistics - Molecular Biology Certification
NFSA Certified Foremsic Manager (II)
Lean Six Sigma Technical Assessor
She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Science, the Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers, The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors and the International Associate of Identification.
To say that we are overwhelmed by the reputation, skills, experience and fit to the team that Sara brings to our laboratory is an understatement. We are so excited for her to join us and help us change the world.
We'd also like to thank all of the applicants and interviewees for this position. We were completely floored by the amazing people who applied for our position. When we posted to find someone to lead our technical operations, we had no idea the quality and quantity of really fantastic people who would seek to join our team. We appreciate you all so very much! This was not an easy decision and we sincerely hope that as we grow, you'd consider future positions with us. We will definitely reach out to you when we are ready to expand once again!
Please join us in welcoming Sara to our team. She is an amazing forensic scientist, accomplished leader and a wonderful person and we consider ourselves amazingly blessed to have someone of her talent amongst our executive leadership.
Welcome to IMF, Sara!