Lori Bruski joined the NamUs team in 2011 and began aiding vested communities with missing and unidentified person cases. Ms. Bruski oversees database quality and operating procedures, liaises with system developers, and serves as the regional program specialist for Michigan cases. Additionally, she assists with special projects, including Operation UNITED and the New York State Cold Case Review Panel. Before joining NamUs, Ms. Bruski was employed with the Michigan State Police and was trained in firearms, crime scene response, bloodstain pattern interpretation, serological examinations, and DNA analysis. She is a member of the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS) and currently sits on the MAFS Communication Committee. Ms. Bruski is also a member of several other professional organizations, including the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.