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   Dr. James W. Holley, III - Mayor, City of Portsmouth, VA

Dr. James W. Holley III has served as Mayor of the City of Portsmouth, Virginia since July of 1996. His current term will end in June of 2008. He has previously held public office as a Portsmouth City Councilman from 1968 – 1984, and as Vice Mayor of the City of Portsmouth from 1978 – 1980. He is past Chairman of the Hampton Roads Mayors and Chairs. Dr. Holley is also a World War II Veteran and a member of American Legion Post 190. He is a practicing dental surgeon, with 45 years in his profession.
A graduate of the Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC, , Mayor Holley received his D.D.S. degree in 1955. He received a Bachelor of Science from West Virginia State College, Institute in 1949, and is a graduate of I. C. Norcom High School in the City of Portsmouth.
Throughout his career, Dr. Holley has been honored with many accolades for both his civic and professional contributions. He is a long-time champion of civil rights, and played an instrumental role in the desegregation of the Portsmouth Public Library, the Portsmouth City Golf Course, Portsmouth General Hospital, and many of Portsmouth’s restaurants and other establishments.

Chris Hansen - Correspondent, "Dateline NBC"

Chris Hansen is a correspondent for NBC News’ award-winning newsmagazine "Dateline NBC." He also substitutes as anchor for the weekend edition of "Nightly News." Hansen joined NBC in May 1993, as a correspondent for "Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric." Recently, he played a significant role in Dateline’s coverage of the war on terror and homeland security issues during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Hansen recently exposed how a group with links to Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda tried to buy Stinger missiles and other deadly weapons, including components for nuclear devices from American citizens. His hour-long report on child slave labor in India’s silk trade showed the link between exploitation and the fabrics found in some of the finest garments sold in the United States. The report earned international acclaim. Hansen was also responsible for much of Dateline’s coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks, with breaking investigative stories that focused on the terrorists and operations of the Al -Qaeda network. He also worked on the exclusive report detailing how terrorists attempted a similar attack in France in 1994.

Hansen’s varied reports have stirred interest in many national issues. In 2004, Hansen reported on child sex trafficking in Cambodia, including going undercover in a dramatic mission to rescue some of the children. He also reported in an unprecedented hidden camera investigation of sexual predators on the Internet, and landed the first interview with James Pavitt, the CIA’s Deputy Director of Operations, after his retirement.

Before joining NBC, Hansen was an anchor and investigative reporter from 1988 to 1993 for the NBC affiliate, WDIV-TV, in Detroit, Mich. Prior to that, Hansen was a reporter for WXYZ-TV, the ABC station in Detroit. Hansen also reported for WFLA-TV, an NBC affiliate in Tampa, Fla. and while still in college, for WILX-TV in Lansing, Mich. Early in his career, Hansen reported for local radio stations and newspapers in Michigan. Hansen graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s degree from the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. He resides in Connecticut with his wife, Mary Joan, and their two sons.

James H. Burrus, Jr. (panelist for "PCIE Integrity Issues")

Mr. Burrus, a native of Shelby, North Carolina, obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from Wake Forest University in May 1983. He joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Special Agent in August 1983 and was assigned to EI Paso and Midland, Texas offices where he focused on public corruption and bank fraud investigations. After transfer to the Washington, D.C. field office in 1988, he was promoted and assigned to the Attorney General's Security Detail where he worked with Edwin Meese, Richard Thornburgh, and William Barr.

In 1991, he was assigned to the FBI's Internal Affairs Unit in Washington, D.C., where he remained until his promotion and transfer to Orlando, Florida in November .1993, as a Supervisory Special Agent. In Orlando, Mr. Burrus headed the central Florida office responsible for all white collar crime investigations including public corruption, health care fraud, and corporate fraud.

Mr. Burrus was named the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Minneapolis Division in March 1998. His responsibilities included investigations and operations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The Minneapolis territory included fourteen Indian reservations and in July 2001, he received the FBI Director's A ward for Special Achievement for his work in Indian Country. In August 2001 he received an appointment to the Senior Executive Service and was transferred to FBI Headquarters. During that assignment, he served as the Special Assistant to the Deputy Director and developed a new hiring process for FBI Special Agents.

In June 2002, Mr. Burrus was appointed the Special Agent in Charge of the Salt Lake City Division. This office covers the states of Utah, Idaho and Montana with more than three hundred employees spread in twenty regional resident agencies. His efforts in Salt Lake City included the fomlation of a Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory and the recovery of kidnaping victim Elizabeth Smart. In August 2004, he was promoted and transferred to FBI Headquarters to be the Deputy Assistant Director of the Criminal Division's National Crimes Branch. He oversaw all cases involving public corruption, civil rights, white collar crime including mortgage fraud, violent crime, as well as the FBI's undercover operations. In February 2006, Director Mueller appointed Mr. Burrus the Acting Assistant Director of the Criminal Division, overseeing all of the FBI's criminal programs.

He is married and has two children.

About the Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute

The Government Affairs Institute (GAI) at Georgetown University has been conducting courses on Capitol Hill since 1965. For thirty years GAI was part of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management until it was privatized by the federal government in 1995. The Institute's mission is to provide education and training about congressional processes, organization, and practices, and about selected legislative policy issues to both government and private sector employees. The Institute's faculty consists of individuals with academic backgrounds in political science, public administration, law, history, and economics. Together, the faculty represents more than 100 years of combined experience conducting congressional programs. In addition, most of the faculty have taught extensively at the university level, and all are experienced observers of Congress who spend much of their time on Capitol Hill.

Kenneth A. Gold, Ph.D. (panelist for the Georgetown Government Affairs Institute Session)

Kenneth A. Gold, Ph.D., is the Director of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. He joined the Government Affairs Institute at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in 1989 and was a member of the Senior Faculty until 1992, when he was named Director. He served as GAI Director with OPM until it was privatized by the federal government in 1995.

From 1983 to 1989 Dr. Gold was Assistant Professor with the School of International Service and Academic Director of the Washington Semester Program at American University in Washington, D.C. He also directed American University programs in London, England, and Rome, Italy, and was an instructor at the Pennsylvania State University. From 1980 to 1981, Dr. Gold coordinated congressional relations for the Workforce Effectiveness and Development Group, then an office of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

For the past ten years, Dr. Gold has been speaking on the subject of Working More Effectively with Congress to federal audiences in Washington and around the country, including every Briefing for New SES Executives since 1995. He is the author of articles on organizations and management, and of United States Foreign Economic Policy-Making. Dr. Gold holds his B.A. from the City College of New York, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Pennsylvania State University.

John Haskell, Ph.D. (panelist for the Georgetown Government Affairs Institute Session)

John Haskell, Ph.D., joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2000. He is also Visiting Professor of Government in the Claremont McKenna College Washington Program. Previously he taught American Politics at Davidson College, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and at Drake University.

Dr. Haskell was American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow in 1997-98, during which time he was Budget Liaison for Congressman David Price (NC). He also handled education and tax issues for the congressman. He has published pieces on presidential and congressional politics in several journals and books, and is the author of Fundamentally Flawed, a critique of the presidential nomination process, and Direct Democracy or Representative Government? ( 2000).

Dr. Haskell received his B.A. from Davidson College, and his M.A. and his Ph.D. from The University of North Carolina.

Mr. André Hurtubise - Director General, Integrity Operations, Service Canada

André is currently the Director General of the Integrity Operations Directorate for Service Canada, the Federal Department responsible for the delivery of Social Benefits in Canada. André is responsible for the national investigations program, which has a mandate to prevent, detect and deter fraud and abuse for over $65 Billion of federal social benefit programs. As the Director General, André is also responsible for the investigations of Social Insurance Number Program, including identity fraud.
Over the past two years André has expanded the Integrity Operations mandate and structure with increased focus on quality, risk management, prevention and results-based management. He now oversees the activities of the 10 regions across the country with over 1500 employees.
André, a former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, joined the Federal Government in November 1982 as a fraud and identity investigator in Edmonton, Alberta. In 1990 André moved to National Headquarters to manage national investigative programs and in February 2000 was named Director of Investigation and Control Operations. He has been in his current position since October 2001.

Panelists for Best Practices Panel of PCIE/ECIE Awardees

William J. Kilgallin (Panelist fo r Best Practices Panel of PCIE/ECIE Awardees")

Bill Kilgallin has been the Head of Investigative Legal and Outreach for the National Science Foundation’s Office of Inspector General since September 2004. In this position, Bill serves as legal advisor to the AIGI, supervises the Investigative Legal Section, and provides legal advice to the Office of Investigations on issues that arise in the investigation of all civil, criminal, and administrative allegations of wrongdoing (including research misconduct) involving NSF activities. He also oversees OIG’s outreach efforts, which are designed to develop and improve partnerships with institutions, NSF, and members of the research and education communities.

Prior to working for NSF OIG, Bill served as a member of the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps for 21 years. During his Army service, Bill served in a number of positions including Executive Officer for the U.S. Army Trial Defense Service and Chief of International Law for the United States Central Command (CENTCOM). Prior to that, he worked in Intelligence Law, managed two large legal offices, and litigated at the trial and appellate levels.

Bill completed his undergraduate studies at The Catholic University of America, where he received his B.A. in Political Science. He received his J.D. from Hofstra University and his LLM from the Judge Advocate General’s School at the University of Virginia.

Some people work to live while others live to work. Bill works because he has two young children, Billy (11) and Elizabeth (13). If not for them, he would travel the world with his beautiful wife, Debby.

Gary E. Mathison (Panelist for "Best Practices Panel of PCIE/ECIE Awardees")

Gary serves as the Special Agent in Charge of the Boston and New York regions of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General. As such, he has supervisory responsibility for all criminal investigations conducted by the OIG in New England, New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Gary has served in this position for over twenty years and has supervised hundreds of criminal investigations relating to programs funded and administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Between December 1998 and September 1999, Gary served as the Acting Assistant Inspector General for Investigations and supervised the OIG’s national investigative operation. Prior to joining the Department of Education, Gary worked for the US Department of Health and Human Services OIG and the US Department of Justice. He is a graduate of Northeastern University and completed graduate studies at the George Washington University.

Dan Schultz (Panelist for "Best Practices Panel of PCIE/ECIE Awardees")

Born in Dearborn Michigan and raised in Indianapolis, Dan joined the Air Force in 1982 upon graduating from Indiana University. Dan reached the rank of Captain, and primarily worked for the Air Force Audit Agency during his five years of service. Dan joined the U.S. General Accounting Office in 1987 at the New York office at 7 World Trade Center where he was a project manager working on a wide variety of federal audit issues, including the 1987 crash of the New York Stock Exchange. Dan also worked for GAO’s Office of Special Investigations for two years, primarily conducting investigations at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Resolution Trust Corporation. Dan is currently a Regional Inspector General for Audit for the U.S. Department of Education, managing audit offices in New York, Boston, San Juan, and St. Thomas.

Renee Reyes (Panelist for "Best Practices Panel of PCIE/ECIE Awardees")

Renee Reyes has been a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) for six years. Prior to her work with HHS OIG, she worked as an investigator for the Inspector Generals Office, City of Chicago. This work involved the investigation of wrongdoing (civil or criminal) by any City of Chicago employees.

Panelists for Changing Legal Landscape Panel

Gregory Wilshusen (Panelist for "Changing Legal Landscape" Panel)

Gregory Wilshusen is the Director for Information Security Issues at GAO, where he leads information security-related audits and reviews of the federal government. He has over 24 years of auditing, financial management, and information systems experience. Prior to joining GAO in 1997, Mr. Wilshusen held a variety of public and private sector positions. He was a senior systems analyst at the Department of Education. He also served as the Controller for the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, and held senior auditing positions at Irving Burton Associates, Inc. and with the U.S. Army Audit Agency. He is a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, and certified information systems auditor. He holds a B.S. degree in business administration (accounting) from the University of Missouri and an M.S. in information management from George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


PCIE Planning Partner: Social Security Administration, Office of the Inspector General
ECIE Planning Partner: Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Inspector General
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