Posts Tagged: GovExpert

GovExpert: Dick Wall, Former Peace Corps Country Director

GovExpert is a biweekly interview of high-level authorities on government and government practices. Dick Wall is a former Peace Corps Country Director for Chad, Zaire (Now the Republic of the Congo) and Mauritania (see full bio below). Some Thoughts on Training Below are some thoughts on what are common roadblocks to training in developing countries;… Read more »

GovExpert: Dr. Kathryn Newcomer, Director of the Trachtenberg School for Public Policy and Public Administration

Dr. Kathryn Newcomer is the current Director of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University and a foremost authority on program evaluation (see full bio below). Why is the knowledge of program evaluation so important to a government employee? Program evaluation entails the application of social science analytical… Read more »

GovExpert: James Donelson, former Chief Operations Officer for the Internal Revenue Service

GovExpert is a biweekly interview of high-level authorities on government and government practices. This week’s GovExpert is James Donelson. Mr. Donelson is a former Chief Operations Officer for the US Internal Revenue Service. As an operations officer what made your job the most difficult? The major challenge for me as IRS Chief Operations Officer was… Read more »

GovExpert: David M. Nummy, former US Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

GovExpert is a biweekly interview of high-level authorities on government and government practices. This week’s GovExpert is David Nummy, former US Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Finance and Administration. (see full bio below) Questions: On everyone’s mind lately is the current economic crisis, which has created tighter belts across the board for all levels… Read more »