The Department of Forensic Science has two oversight bodies established in the Code of Virginia.
Forensic Science Board
The Forensic Science Board is a policy board established pursuant to § 9.1-1109 that meets four times per year.
Scientific Advisory Committee
The Scientific Advisory Committee is an advisory board established pursuant to § 9.1-1111 that meets twice a year. Two members of the Scientific Advisory Committee also serve on the Forensic Science Board.