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Please join the Shenandoah Chapter for VRLTA's 5th human trafficking awareness event of 2019. You will hear from a panel of experts on what they are doing to address this very serious issue and how your team can be part of AHLA's campaign - No Room for Human Trafficking. We encourage everyone to bring department heads so they can learn what educational resources are available. Thank you to our host sponsor - the Hotel Madison and Shenandoah Conference Center.

When: August 27, 2019
Where: Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Center
710 S Main St
Harrisonburg, Virginia  22801
United States
Contact: Kristen Karrfalt

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Speakers will include:


SA Theresa C. Hudson, FBI Richmond Division

Ms. Theresa Hudson joined the FBI as a Special Agent in 1999.  She was assigned to the New Orleans Field Office where she investigated public corruption, then subsequently investigated counterterrorism cases as a member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.  In 2007, she transferred to FBIHQ to the Counterterrorism Division’s Fly Team and was deployed and served in the Philippines, the Horn of Africa and Turkey in support of the Counterterrorism’s mission.  In 2011, she joined FBIHQ’s High Value Detainee Interrogation Group where she was the Unit Chief of the Mission Support Unit.  In 2014, SA Hudson transferred to the Winchester Resident Agency of the Richmond Field Office.  In 2015, she started a working group of area law enforcement officers focused on the investigation of human trafficking.  The working group became a funded tasked force, the I-81 Human Trafficking Task Force, which she now coordinates.  SA Hudson is also a crisis negotiator with the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Team and an EMT with the FBI’s Operational Medicine Program.  SA Hudson holds two Masters Degrees, one in Forensic Psychology and the second in Health Education.

Kaitlin Seale, Program Manager of the Blue Campaign

Kaitlin Seale is the Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign. As the Program Manager, Ms. Seale oversees the Department’s anti-human trafficking awareness efforts, coordinating across all Departmental component Agencies. Her efforts include both quantitative and qualitative analytical research and study of substantial operational issues. Ms. Seale directs the Blue Campaign’s external outreach program bringing public awareness to DHS efforts to combat human trafficking by forming partnerships with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations.

Ms. Seale’s previous experience includes eight years with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), working primarily within the Office of Administration (now the Office of Enterprise Services). As a DHS Efficiency Fellow, Ms. Seale assisted the Federal government in identifying solutions for improving program efficacy and cost savings across DHS.

Before joining the Blue Campaign, Ms. Seale served as Policy Advisor and Mobility Coordinator for CBP’s Workplace Solutions Program, leading innovative change while transforming conventional office settings into a dynamic, multifunctional workspaces with integrated technology solutions and improved space efficiency. Ms. Seale is a recipient of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner’s award and the Department of Homeland Security’s Secretary’s award for Excellence for her efforts in the Workplace Solutions Program.

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