NOAA Office of the Inspector General (OIG) & General Accounting Office (GAO) Liaison

The Audit, Internal Control & Information Management Staff are the focal point for Office the of Inspector General (OIG), General Accounting Office (GAO), and the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) activity and serves as the central NOAA source of information and guidance. The team ensures NOAA compliance with the applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures relative to OIG, GAO, FMFIA, and Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123 activities. The team provides direction and guidance to NOAA offices on the development of responses to OIG and GAO reports. In addition, the team assists in negotiations and resolution of disputed findings and recommendations, ensuring that responses reflect the NOAA perspective.