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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release June 29, 2000

PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES EVERETT L. MOSLEY AS INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The President today announced his intent to nominate Mr. Everett L. Mosley to serve as Inspector General of the United States Agency for International Development.

Mr. Everett L. Mosley, of Springfield, Virginia, has served as the Deputy Inspector General of the United States Agency for International Development since 1994. As the Deputy Inspector General, he has oversight of all international management operations and investigation responsibilities within the Office of Inspector General. Previously, Mr. Mosley served as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit within the United States Department of Agriculture. In addition, he served as the Assistant Regional Inspector General and Regional Inspector General for Audit for several regions within the United States Department of Agriculture. Mr. Mosley has over thirty-one years of federal government service.

Mr. Mosley received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Grambling State University in Louisiana.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Inspector General heads an independent organization responsible for audits and investigations relating to USAID's programs and operations. The IG is authorized by statute to also provide services to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, authorizes USAID's Inspector General to conduct and supervise audits and investigations that recommend policies to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness, and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in programs and operations of USAID. The Inspector General is responsible for keeping the Administrator and the Congress fully informed about problems and deficiencies in USAID programs and operations, as well as the necessity for, and progress of, corrective actions.

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