Deputy Director, Training and Development
As Deputy Director of Training and Development, Ms. Graham is the agency’s authority and expert in education, training and organizational development. She creates curriculum training in all forensic disciplines, public health disciplines and management. She also collaborates on training issues and initiatives with federal, state and local agencies as well as academic institutions. Before coming to DFS, she was Forensic Science Development Coordinator for the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program at the Department of Justice. In that capacity, Ms. Graham’s duties included overseeing the planning, organization and implementation of forensic capacity building programs in more than a dozen countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Tanzania, Philippines and Sri Lanka. She provided continual support to overseas staff including three program managers and oversight management to hundreds of short-term forensic advisors and expert trainers. Ms. Graham also worked as a Forensic Document Examiner for the United States Secret Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, where she went on to become a Program Analyst. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Sociology from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Forensic Sciences from National University in San Diego, CA.