Monthly Archives: January 2011

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 the…

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 Executive…

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 he…

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 and…

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.