Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Ms. Fryklund, with over 35 years experience, has a broad background in international development with a focus on the links between governance and insurgency/terrorism, institutional development and capacity building, anti-corruption, and rule of law. She has studied and lectured on Islamic law. She has spent five years in Afghanistan—with UNDP, USAID and OSCE, and as an Adviser to the Afghan Independent Elections Commission and to provincial and local governments in Kandahar, Helmand and Nangarhar Provinces. She has served as Chief of Party for USAID-funded projects in Iraq and West Bank/Gaza and was Civil Society and Elections Advisor for the USAID Iraq Mission, and has lived in Lebanon. Prior positions include a rule of law project in Central Asia (TJ, KZ, UZ) and capacity development and training for the UN and OSCE for the 2001 and 2002 Kosovo elections. She has taught privatization and public sector management at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and is a former Chicago supervising prosecutor and City of Chicago department head. Organizational management experience includes structural accountability assessment, process reengineering and strategic planning. A native speaker of English, she has a good knowledge of Russian and basic Dari/Tajik. U.S. Citizen.