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