Rickey R. Hass was named Acting Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Energy effective October 4, 2015. As the Acting Inspector General, he is responsible for a nationwide, independent program of audits, inspections, and law enforcement efforts related to the Department of Energy’s programs and operations.
Virginia Grebasch was appointed Counsel to the Inspector General in August, 2012. She provides comprehensive legal advice to the Inspector General and senior leadership, and serves as the primary liaison to Congressional staff.
Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections
George W. Collard was appointed as the Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections in January 2016. He is responsible for the direction of all audits, inspections and special reviews of all Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration programs and activities. Mr. Collard previously had been the Assistant Inspector General for Performance Audits. Prior to joining the Office of Inspector General, Mr. Collard was employed by the U.S.
John R. Hartman became the Deputy Inspector General for Investigation in December 2010. Prior to this he was the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. Mr. Hartman is responsible for all investigations of the Department’s programs and operations, which includes over 70 facilities and 100,000+ Federal and contractor employees. He directs a Federal workforce of Special Agents located across the country.
John Dupuy was appointed as the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations in June 2015. Mr. Dupuy is responsible for investigations of the Department’s programs and operations. Mr. Dupuy has been part of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) community since 1991, and has served in a variety of leadership positions throughout his career in both, the field and Headquarters. Mr. Dupuy comes to us from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) OIG, with prior experience at the Department of the Interior and Department of Housing and Urban Development’s OIG.
Michelle Anderson was appointed as the Assistant Inspector General for Audits in January 2016. Ms. Anderson has over 20 years of experience completing Federal performance and financial audits and compliance oversight activities. Her career experiences include numerous high profile and complex projects that have attracted interest from Congress and various Departments.
Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration
Sarah B. Nelson was appointed Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration in November 2015. She directs the planning, execution, and reporting for all Central Region, Technology and Financial audits. Ms. Nelson began her Federal career in 2004 with the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General. She worked as an information technology auditor for the Technology Audit Group in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and later as a Technical Monitor for the Eastern and Technology Division at Headquarters.
April G. Stephenson was appointed Assistant Inspector General for Inspections in June 2015. She directs the planning, execution, and reporting on all inspections of the Department's programs and operations. Ms. Stephenson was previously the Assistant Inspector General for Audits. Prior to her positions in the Office of Inspector General, Ms. Stephenson was the Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office. Ms.
Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration
Tara A. Porter was appointed the Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration in March 2014. She originally joined the Office of Inspector General in August 2010 as manager within the Office of Investigations.