Free yourself and your audience from the PowerPoint monologue. During this session, Brian Boykin and Jen Dickey will share ideas on ways you can engage your class in a lively dialogue about how government ethics standards can help resolve many workplace dilemmas that result from competing values. Brian and Jen will also demonstrate a couple of exercises designed to prompt employees to think about their role in promoting an ethical work culture.
Jen Dickey is an ethics counsel at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Before joining the OCC, Jen served as a senior counsel at the Financial Management Service, Department of the Treasury.
Brian is employed by the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He is assigned to the Asset Forfeiture and Seized Property Section where he is the Field Teams Unit Chief. As the Unit Chief, he is responsible for providing leadership and guidance for the Help Desk and Forfeited Assets Support Team (FAST).
Prior to joining ATF, Brian worked for the United States Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service (FMS). He worked in the Equal Opportunity and Organizational Enhancement Division where he was the Manager for the Organizational Enhancement Branch. He was responsible for overseeing critical support programs to include, ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), OD (Organizational Development) and Bureau-wide recruitment initiatives.
In 2005, Brian started his federal career with FMS in the Security Division. As the Security Officer, he was responsible for security functions throughout FMS which included, Physical Security, Personnel Security, Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), Fraud Waste and Abuse (FWA), and Information Security.
Brian was employed by the Fairfax County Police Department, Fairfax Virginia. During his 20 years of service, he held a variety of key positions within the Police Department including, Commander, Investigative Support Division, Police School Liaison Commander, Assistant District Commander, Criminal Investigation Supervisor, Crime Prevention Coordinator, and Patrol Shift Supervisor.
Brian also worked as a Fellow, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). While assigned to NOBLE, he assisted in the development of a nationally recognized program related to community police relations. Additionally, the Honorable Rodney Slatter, Secretary of Transportation, appointed him to a Blue Ribbon Panel to explore the problems associated with the disproportionate rate of injuries and deaths of African Americans related to seatbelt use. He was on a National Task Force with the United States Attorney’s Office that was created to oversee and develop training programs to help eliminate Racial Profiling in law enforcement. Brian testified before the United States Congress related to issues of eliminating Racial Profiling.
Brian has a M.S. degree in Police Executive Leadership from Johns Hopkins University.
He has appeared on several radio and TV stations including, WPGC, WTOP, NBC, CBS, BET News, the Armstrong Williams Show, and he has been featured in the Washington Post. In June 2002, Brian was selected as “Officer of the Month” for the National Law Enforcement Memorial.