Monthly Archives: January 2011

Time for Virginia to Have an Independent Inspector General

Editorial by the WashingtonExaminer.com In a Richmond federal courtroom yesterday, Justin French pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining between $7 million to $20 million worth of state and federal tax credits to rehab historic Richmond real properties. He could spend up to 30 years behind bars. Justice is done, and everyone is happy.  But not...
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US Inspector General for Afghanistan quits

From the Boston Globe WASHINGTON — Retired Major General Arnold Fields, the US official in charge of rooting out corruption in Afghanistan, announced his resignation yesterday, just days after firing two of his top deputies. Key members of Congress urged President Obama to dismiss Fields, saying he failed to oversee the $56 billion that...
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AIG President Miguel Reappointed as FL IG

AIG President Miguel Reappointed as FL IG

Governor Rick Scott announced the re-appointment of Melinda Miguel as Chief Inspector General of Florida.
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Kenya Mann Faulkner is New PA IG

Kenya Mann Faulkner is New PA IG

From Philly.com Kenya Mann Faulkner was a vocational high school student in New York City when she confessed a secret to a guidance counselor: She wanted to go to college, maybe even become a lawyer. “That’s not going to happen for you,” the counselor told her, according to Faulkner. The woman instead suggested stenography...
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A Year of Ideas, Integrity and Innovation

A Year of Ideas, Integrity and Innovation

I am very excited to start our new journey with the Association of Inspectors General (AIG) as your President. I’ve enjoyed a long and fulfilling association with the AIG, but I’m looking forward to a brilliant future with you over these next few years. I personally want to thank Len Odom, the outgoing President, and the...
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Caulfield Appointed Executive Director of CIGIE Training Institute

Thomas Caulfield, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, National Reconnaissance Office, and a member of the Board of the Association of Inspectors General,  has been appointed as the as the Executive Director of the CIGIE Training Institute – the training arm of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) as their...
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Brown to Eliminate CA IG

Brown to Eliminate CA IG

From the Los Angeles Times One of Gov.-elect Jerry Brown‘s first official acts will be eliminating the state Office of Inspector General, a position held by former L.A. City Controller Laura Chick, who has been responsible for overseeing more than $50 billion in federal stimulus money. Brown’s office said in a statement Monday that...
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Randy Meyer is New Ohio IG

Randy Meyer is New Ohio IG

From The Columbus Dispatch Randy Meyer, the chief investigator for state Auditor Mary Taylor and a former police officer, was appointed Ohio inspector general today by Gov.-elect John Kasich. Meyer, 44, a Republican from Wilmington, will replace Thomas P. Charles, who will be Kasich’s public safety director when he takes office on Jan. 10. Kasich...
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New Year Brings a New Website

The Association of Inspectors General website has been redesigned to improve services to our members and to further the Association goal of explaining the Inspector General concept to the public and to key policy makers.
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