2011




-12/07/11  Testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on "Oversight in Iraq and Afghanistan: Challenges and Solutions"; Washington, DC 

 

On December 7, 2011, Deputy Inspector General Harold W. Geisel testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The subject of the hearing was: "Oversight in Iraq and Afghanistan: Challenges and Solutions." Mr. Geisel testified along with: The Honorable Gordon S. Heddell, Inspector General, Department of Defense; Mr. Michael G. Carroll, Acting Inspector General, U.S. Agency for International Development; Mr. Stuart W. Bowen, Inspector General, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction; and Mr. Steven Trent, Acting Inspector General, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. Click here for Oral Remarks related to this Testimony.

 

Links:

Webcast of Hearing (House Committee's Web site)

 



-11/02/11  Testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on "Are Government Contractors Exploiting Workers Overseas? Examining Enforcement of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act"; Washington, DC 

 

On November 2, 2011, Assistant Inspector General for Audits Evelyn Klemstine testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The subject of the hearing was: "Are Government Contractors Exploiting Workers Overseas? Examining Enforcement of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.” Ms. Klemstine testified on Panel II along with: The Honorable Kenneth P. Moorefield, Deputy Inspector General for Special Plans & Operations, U.S. Department of Defense; Mr. Michael P. Howard, Chief Operation Officer, Army and Air Force Exchange Service; and Ms. Linda Dixon, Combating Trafficking in Persons Program Manager, U.S. Department of Defense. Witnesses on Panel I were: Ms. Liana Wyler, Senior Analyst, Congressional Research Service; Mr. David Isenberg, Independent Analyst and Writer; Mr. Nick Schwellenbach, Director of Investigations, Project on Government Oversight; and Mr. Sam W. McCahon, Founder, McCahon Law.

 

Links:

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Web site

Video of Panel I Testimony

Video of Panel II Testimony

 



-04/05/11  Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on "Watching the Watchers: The Need For Systemic Reforms and Independence of the State Department Inspector General"; Washington, DC 

 

On April 5, 2011, Deputy Inspector General Harold Geisel testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The subject of the hearing was "Watching the Watchers: The Need for Systemic Reforms and Independence of the State Department Inspector General." Also testifying was Jeanette M. Franzel, managing director of the Financial Management and Assurance Team, Government Accountability Office. Click here for Oral Remarks related to this Testimony.


Links:

House Committee on Foreign Affairs Web site

Webcast of Hearing (House Committee's Web site)

Testimony on GAO's Web site