K. Denise Rucker Krepp is a lobbyist. She began her career as an active duty Coast Guard officer. After September 11, 2001, Ms. Krepp helped create the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security. She also served as Senior Counsel on the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. During the first Obama Administration, Ms. Krepp was the Maritime Administration Chief Counsel and Special Counsel to the U.S. Department of Transportation General Counsel. Additionally, Ms. Krepp is a locally elected official in Washington, DC and Girl Scout Troop leader. She is a graduate of GW's Elliott School of International Affairs and the University of Miami School of Law.
Ms. Krepp's presentation will examine whose interests the government lawyer is representing when faced with allegations of sexual assault at a federal service academy. She'll speak about the role of political appointees and how information regarding allegations of sexual assault is communicated up the chain of command. She will also discuss how Congress and the media can influence the decision making processes at a federal service academy.
Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons1957 E Street NW, Room 602 Washington, DC