The Forensic Science Society of Ghana (FSSGH) begun as an informal group of Ghanaian forensic scientists in 2015. The first meeting of the group was held on 6th February 2016 at the Anatomical Pathology Department of the 37 Military Hospital, Accra (See Minutes). The outcome of the meeting was the appointment of national officers, establishment of membership routes, organisation and call for members and the development of a constitution and a code of ethics for members.
Current National Officers
Dr. Pet-Paul Wepeba, Lecturer in Forensic Science at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
Moses Banyeh, Chief Research Assistant in Forensic Science at University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana
Ba-Etilayoo Atinga, Assistant Lecturer in Anatomy, University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana.
Kingsley Ampong, Assistant Lecturer at University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana.
Yahaya Sumara Sulley, Senior Research Assistant, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.
Immediate Past National Officers
Honorary President – ACP David Agyemang Adjem [Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander of the Ghana Police Service; Former Director of Police Forensic Science Laboratory; 2002 Alumnus of MSc Forensic Science at Kings College London]
Vice President – Dan Nana Osei Mensah Bonsu [Lecturer at Department of Forensic Sciences, UCC, Former Senior Research Assistant at UCC, 2015 Alumnus of Erasmus Mundus Master of Forensic Science]
Treasurer – Moses Banyeh [Part-time Lecturer in Forensic Science at UDS, Biomedical Scientist at Ghana Health Service, 2013 Alumnus of MSc Forensic Science at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge]
Secretary – Aaron Amankwaa [Forensic Science Academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle, England; specialization in Forensic Biology, DNA profiling and DNA databases, Forensic Biometrics, and Forensic Science Policy]
Deputy Secretary – Bernice Tali [Former Teaching and Research Assistant at KNUST, 2015 Alumnus of MSc Analytical and Forensic Chemistry at University of Hull]