Jefferson Parish Inspector General finds community eager for change

Posted on April24, 2013
How hungry are the residents, officials and business people in Jefferson Parish for change? Newly minted Inspector General David McClintock said he’s been on the job for a little more than a month, and he’s already received a double handful of tips and leads despite not having an office, staff or publicly published number. That hunger has been somewhat surprising to McClintock as he’s tried to build Jefferson Parish’s first Inspector General’s Office from scratch. McClintock said people in Baltimore…
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Jefferson Parish Inspector General Board Begins Interviewing Finalists

Posted on January25, 2013
Jefferson Parish's inspector general board began interviewing three finalists for the job Wednesday, questioning the candidates in both public and private sessions. First up was Nicholas Schuler Jr., deputy inspector general for Chicago public schools. Members of the Jefferson Parish Ethics and Compliance Commission, gather for an interview for a new inspector general for the parish. The group was interviewing Nicholas Schuler Jr., center, on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Airport Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Chris Granger, |…
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Local Candidate Excluded In Race For Inspector General

Posted on December20, 2012
Jefferson Parish will not be making controversial changes to the qualifications needed for its new inspector general, and that means the only local candidate for the position is out of the running for the job. The parish’s Ethics and Compliance Commission decided Wednesday to withdraw its request that the Jefferson Parish Council waive the requirement that the new inspector general be certified by the Association of Inspectors General. The commission’s request for that change had already been panned by several…
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Jefferson Parish Inspector General Search Down to Four Finalists

Posted on November28, 2012
Almost three years after Aaron Broussard resigned the parish presidency in a corruption scandal, Jefferson Parish's Inspector General search is focusing on four finalists with current experience in government oversight. The inspector general board has decided to interview: David Holmgren of Lorton, Va., the U.S. Treasury Department's Deputy Inspector General for inspections and evaluations at the Internal Revenue Service. A retired Air Force officer, Holmgren also has worked as inspector general for the Office of Naval Intelligence and Navy Installations…
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