THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES NIKKI RUSH TINSLEY AS INSPECTOR GENERAL AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
The President today announced his intent to nominate Nikki Rush Tinsley to serve as Inspector General at the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ms. Nikki Rush Tinsley, of Annapolis, Maryland, has more than twenty-five years of audit and management experience in government organizations. She has served as the Deputy Inspector General at the Environmental Protection Agency since 1995. Previously, Ms. Tinsley was the Divisional Inspector General in the Kansas City, Kansas, Office of the EPA from 1990 to 1995. In addition, she served from 1982 to 1990, at the Department of Interior Minerals Management Service in Denver, Colorado as an Audit Manager/Staff Auditor. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Ms. Tinsley received a B.S. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.S. degree from the University of Northern Colorado.
The Inspector General at the Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for managing audits and investigations of EPA programs and operations. The Environmental Protection Agency was established in 1970, and oversees an integrated effort to eliminate environmental pollution in cooperation with state and local governments.