Robert Thompson, Financial Advisor
Robert Thompson joined BlueLaw International in May of 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from James Madison University. He is licensed to practice public accounting in the State of Virginia. Mr. Thompson began his career at Sperry Marine Systems (now Northrup Grumman) and has since worked in financial management at a range of companies, including AMVEST Corporation; Technicolor Packaged Media Group; Thomson Multimedia Company; and Biotage LLC, a publicly held company trading shares on the Stockholm exchange. At BlueLaw International, Mr. Thompson provides financial management advice and assistance.
Dr. Jorey Krawczyn, Academic Director Police Capacity Development (CJ-PCD & NS-EDU)
Dr. Krawczyn is BlueLaw International’s lead officer for criminal justice and police capacity development. He has worked extensively in law enforcement, forensic psychology practice, and university teaching during a career that has extended over forty years. His experience covers a wide spectrum, including participation in undercover narcotics investigations, fulfilling administrative and supervisory duties of the Chief of Police, and serving as an expert witness in criminal cases.
He has served as an international consultant for the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) of the US Department of Justice, where he taught and advised over 1500 foreign law enforcement officers and prosecutors, psychiatrists and psychologists, Ministry personnel, and Members of Parliament on Personnel Selection and Corruption.
Dr. Krawczyn’s efforts produced national accreditation for the law enforcement educational curriculum at the Kosovo Academy of Public Safety. He has also been a Police Psychologist for over fifteen years and has testified as an Expert Witness in thirty-five state and federal court cases on police behavior, decision skills, vicarious liability for inadequate training, screening and police testing methodologies.
He has taught Master’s level students and doctoral candidates in Psychology and Criminal Justice at three different universities. Dr. Krawczyn’s educational credentials include a Bachelor in Criminal Justice Administration, a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development, and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology.
Susan Russell, Training Coordinator at ILEA Roswell
Susie Russell provides program administrative and logistical support as the Training Coordinator at ILEA Roswell. She liaises between Roswell, New Mexico, and Charlottesville, VA-based program staff and works as the onsite point of contact for instructors and interpreters during training. Ms. Russell also facilitates the daily operations of training at Roswell at many levels, including oversight of day-to-day office management.
Prior to joining BlueLaw International, she served as the executive director for the Community Foundation of Chaves County for nine years, where she created the partnership in philanthropy program, organized three major fundraisers a year, and handled marketing and media relations.
Susie has also worked as the Director of Programs at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. In this position, she coordinated all Chamber programs, acquired sponsorships for events, established Annual Business Showcase, and assisted and advised the CEO in all areas. Ms. Russell has a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She is the recipient of Community Foundation Exemplary Service Award and Community Foundation Outstanding Service Award from Roswell Chamber of Commerce.
Patrick Doyle, Project Management & Support
Patrick Doyle serves as an Associate for BLI. He brings a wide variety of office administration expertise. Prior to joining BlueLaw, he served as Project Manager for a USAID grant project with Iranian DPOs before which he served as the Director of Student Education at a community church in Rapid City, SD, providing programming activities for a successful after-school program for Junior High Schoolers and implementing a volunteer program for individuals of all ages to get involved in community activities. Mr. Doyle has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from the University of South Dakota.
Deborah Brown, Accountant
Deborah has been BlueLaw’s accountant since 2011. She is a meticulous professional with extensive experience in both general ledger and tax accounting. Ms. Brown manages BlueLaw’s accounting department and ensures multi-faceted Federal Government Contractor compliance with GAAP, FAR, CAS, and DCAA. She is in charge of payroll, accounts payable, cash disbursements, cash flow, accounts receivable, general ledger, and preparation of monthly financial statements and reports.
Prior to coming to BlueLaw, Ms. Brown practiced accounting at Goldbelt Eagle, LLC and the Institute of Health and Hearing in Newport News, VA, and worked as controller for SANCO, Inc. (now Waste Management) in Taos, New Mexico. She holds a degree in accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ms. Brown currently resides in Taos, New Mexico and works remotely on our cloud based accounting system.
Jonathan Fulcher, Facility Security Officer (FSO)
Jon Fulcher is a certified Facility Security Officer (FSO) for possessing and non-possessing facilities from Defense Security Service (DSS). Mr. Fulcher has supported small, medium, and large projects in the government and private sectors. Mr. Fulcher is a Computer Engineer with over thirteen years of experience in Defense Systems development, testing, and support services, including data and requirements analysis, systems engineering, test-case development, test planning and execution.
Mr. Fulcher has served in all stages of software and hardware development, from working as a software architect to lead system test/analysis engineer and technical director. Mr. Fulcher has acquired certification on Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering (SPRDE) Systems Engineering Level III from the Defense Acquisition University.
Bed Prasad Giri, Ph.D., Editorial Advisor/Writing Consultant
Bed Prasad Giri has a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Virginia. He was a professor of English at Dartmouth College from 2004 to 2014 and has taught Anglophone literature, postcolonial studies, and academic writing at different universities, including the University of Virginia and Kathmandu University. Dr. Giri was a recipient of Fulbright scholarship to study in the United States.
He is the co-editor of Thinking Territory: Some Reflections (2009) and On South Asian Diasporas, a special issue of South Asian Review (2011). His essays have appeared in Dialog, Diaspora, Himalaya, South Asian Review, Literary Studies, Amerasia Journal, and Journal of Contemporary Thought.
Currently he is at work on academic and creative writing projects and supports BlueLaw International’s digital and print productions as a consulting editor.