Office of the Inspector General
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- Office of the Inspector General
- Assistant Inspector General for Audits
- Assistant Inspector General for Investigations
- General Counsel to the Inspector General
- Resource Management and Operations Support Staff
Office of the Inspector General
Inspector General: Hubert Bell
Deputy Inspector General: David Lee
The Inspector General (IG) provides leadership and policy direction in conducting audits and investigations designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness within the NRC, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement in agency programs and operations. The IG recommends corrective actions to be taken, reports on progress made in implementing those actions, and reports criminal matters to the Department of Justice. The IG analyzes and comments on the impact of existing and proposed legislation and regulations on the economy and efficiency of NRC programs and operations, and the prevention and detection of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. The IG keeps the Chairman and Congress informed of serious issues and concerns related to NRC programs and operations.
Assistant Inspector General for Audits
Assistant Inspector General: Stephen Dingbaum
Deputy Assistant Inspector General: Steven Zane
Directs audits and evaluations to assess the management and conduct of NRC administered or financed programs and operations. Makes recommendations for improvement in those programs. Monitors NRC's implementation of audit recommendations. Follows GAO standards for conducting audits. Develops policies and procedures governing OIG audit activities.
Assistant Inspector General for Investigations
Assistant Inspector General: Joseph McMillan
Senior Level Assistant for Investigative Operations: (Vacant)
Responsible for investigative activities relating to NRC administered or financed programs and operations. Conducts and reports on investigations involving fraud, waste, and abuse to ascertain and verify the facts with regard to NRC employee and contractor misconduct and the integrity of NRC programs and operations. Maintains liaison with law enforcement agencies and other investigative organizations in criminal and investigative matters. In addition, conducts investigative Event Inquiries which examine NRC regulation of specific events.
General Counsel to the Inspector General
General Counsel: Maryann Grodin
Provides legal advice and assistance to the Inspector General and OIG staff with respect to audits, investigations, and administrative activities. Serves as Special Counsel and legal expert for all OIG matters. Reviews and comments on the impact of proposed legislation and regulations on the economy and efficiency of NRC programs and operations, and on the prevention and detection of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
Resource Management and Operations Support
Director: Deborah Huber
Provides administrative and operational support, including budget, personnel, and information technology services, to promote the mission and goals of the OIG. Responsible for OIG's strategic planning initiatives and Semiannual Reports to Congress. Advises the Inspector General on policy and procedural matters relating to OIG operations.