Learning directly from leadership is a most valuable lesson for those seeking careers in any field. The Deans’ Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series has been designed to bring leaders from the corporate, association, professional, and government sectors to the Husson campus and Maine community on a periodic basis each academic year. These distinguished leaders provide extraordinary examples of individuals who have not only have been successful in their career endeavors, but also have demonstrated leadership through their contributions to community, higher education and society.
On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 12:00- 1:00 pm in the Gracie Theatre, we will welcome the Honorable Senior Judge Susan J. Crawford. Her lecture is entitled:
“MILITARY COMMISSIONS: THE RHETORIC AND THE REALITY”
Susan J. Crawford has served for over 30 years as a lawyer and federal judge in public service and private practice in numerous positions, including as Convening Authority and Director of the Office of Military Commissions from 2007 to 2010, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces from 1991 to 2006, and Chief Judge from 1999 to 2004. Additionally, she served as the Inspector General of the Department of Defense and Special Counsel to the Secretary of Defense during the Administration of President George H.W. Bush and General Counsel of the Department of the Army during the Administration of President Ronald Reagan. She was previously an associate and partner in the Oakland, Maryland law firm of Burnett, Eiswert & Crawford and Assistant State’s Attorney for Garrett County, Maryland.
Crawford is currently serving as an independent director on the Board of Directors of Resources Connection, Inc., a multi-national professional services firm operating under the name Resources Global Professionals or RGP. She is a member of the RGP Board’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
We hope you will join us on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 12-1 pm in the Gracie Theatre.