Mrs. Bak began her federal career in 2011 as an Instructional Systems Specialist (ISS) for the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Training Division where she advised on and led curriculum development for multiple Headquarter divisions and residential courses at the Academy through 2017.
In 2017, Mrs. Bak served as a Supervisory Management and Program Analyst within the FBI’s Training Division where she assisted with the FLETA program for accredited courses. In 2019, she joined the FBI’s Counterterrorism Training Unit in the Counterterrorism Division as an ISS. In this capacity, she advised on and led curriculum development for leadership training.
From 2011 to 2023, Mrs. Bak conducted numerous FLETA assessments as an assessor and team leader, supported agency self-assessments, and participated as a member of the Federal Law Enforcement Accreditation Coalition (FLEAC).
Prior to entering federal service, Mrs. Bak served as both a Early Childhood Clinical Supervisor and Applied Behavior Analysis Supervisor for New York City and an Autism Clinical Coordinator for District of Columbia Public Schools.
Mrs. Bak holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education; a Master of Arts in Elementary Education; and a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She is also a Certified EQi 2.0 and EQ 360 Administrator/Practitioner and holds a Virtual Facilitator certification. Mrs. Bak resides in Virginia with her husband and daughter and enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking in her free time.