Meredith’s education and training, along with training others, gives Meredith extensive credit to train and consult for private and public laboratories.
Meredith holds a Master’s degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University. Meredith completed a full time two-year training program in the Questioned Documents Unit of the FBI Laboratory. She also has worked at the Federal Bureau of Investigation located in Quantico, Virginia for eight years as a document analyst and a forensic document examiner as well as the United States Secret Service as an Investigative Assistant in the Intelligence Division.
Through the U.S. Department of Justice and ICITAP, Meredith has provided hands-on training to forensic scientists in Kosovo, Tanzania, Mozambique, Paraguay, Algeria, Mexico, and Bangladesh. Meredith also served as the lead consultant with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) located in Vienna, Austria. Along with a panel of experts and staff from the UNODC, Meredith created the Guide for the Development of Forensic Document Examination Capacity to be used by officials in both donor and beneficiary countries in the efforts to design, build, and strengthen forensic document examination capacity. As part of this process, Meredith visited several international laboratories to assess capacities, equipment, and personnel.
In the creation of your organization or business’ laboratory, Meredith will provide assistance in developing the lab from start to finish. Some of these services include: developing and training a management system, creating a quality system, assisting in quality manuals and operating procedures, training for quality management and internal auditing, guidance in the accreditation process, forensic discipline training, conducting management reviews and providing recommendations.