The Role of Inspectors General in Congressional Oversight

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Inspectors General Act, the Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School hosted a two-panel symposium in Washington, D.C. on "The Role of Inspectors General in Congressional Oversight."
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9 a.m.

Opening remarks

Former U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, chair of the Levin Center at Wayne Law and Wayne Law's distinguished legislator in residence, and Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the U.S. Department of Justice

9:20 a.m.

Panel 1: 

  • David Buckley, former inspector general, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Kathy Buller, inspector general, Peace Corps; chair of the Legislation Committee for the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
  • DeLisa Lay, senior investigative counsel, majority staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Jonathan Skladany, chief policy counsel, majority staff of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
  • John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan Reconstruction
  • Moderator: Eleanor Hill, former inspector general, Department of Defense 
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.

Panel 2: 

  • Dan Blair, senior counselor, Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Beryl Davis, director of financial management and assurance, Government Accountability Office
  • Peter Tyler, senior policy analyst, Project on Government Oversight
  • Moderator: Peg Gustafson, inspector general, Department of Commerce 
11:45 a.m. Closing remarks


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