On June 28, 2012, Deputy Inspector General Harold W. Geisel testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The title of the hearing was: “Assessment of the Transition from a Military to a Civilian-Led Mission in Iraq.” Mr. Geisel testified on Panel II along with: Mr. Michael Courts, Acting Director, International Affairs and Trade, U.S. Government Accountability Office; Mr. Mickey McDermott, Special Deputy Inspector General for Southwest Asia, U.S. Department of Defense Office of Inspector General; Mr. Michael Carroll, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Agency for International Development; and the Honorable Stuart Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction. Witnesses on Panel I were: the Honorable Patrick Kennedy, Under Secretary for Management, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Peter Verga, Chief of Staff for the Under Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense; and the Honorable Mara Rudman, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for the Middle East, U.S. Agency for International Development.
On April 17, 2012, Deputy Inspector General Harold W. Geisel testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight. The subject of the hearing was: “Effects on Inspector General Oversight of S. 2139, the ‘Comprehensive Contingency Contracting Reform Act Of 2012.’” Mr. Geisel testified along with: Lynne Halbrooks, Acting Inspector General, Department of Defense; Michael Carroll, Inspector General, U.S. Agency for International Development; Richard Ginman, Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, Department of Defense; Patrick Kennedy, Undersecretary of State for Management, Department of State; and Angelique Crumbly, Acting Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development. Click here for Oral Remarks related to this Testimony.
On March 27, 2012, Assistant Inspector General for Audits Evelyn Klemstine testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform. The subject of the hearing was: “Human Trafficking and Abusive Labor Practices Involving Third-Country Nationals Hired To Perform Services Under Contracts or Subcontracts to the Federal Government on Overseas Contracts. ”Ms. Klemstine testified along with: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut (D); U.S. Senator Rob Portman, Ohio (R); the Honorable Luis CdeBaca, Ambassador at Large, U.S. Department of State; Ms. Cathy J. Read, Director, Office of Acquisitions Management, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Richard T. Ginman, Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, U.S. Department of Defense; Ms. Sharon Cooper; Director, Defense Human Resources Activity, U.S. Department of Defense; and the Honorable Kenneth P. Moorefield, Deputy Inspector General for Special Plans & Operations, U.S. Department of Defense
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