Director, Enterprise Program Management Office, Information Assurance, Department of Veterans Affairs
LaVerne Council is preparing to reveal a new cybersecurity strategy and an overall direction for IT operations at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
After an audit found that agencies have made very little use of strategic sourcing, DOD and other agencies point to some reforms, pledge to make more.
The Veterans Administration has set new rules intended to prevent a repeat of the conference spending probe that culminated in its top human resources officer's resignation.
A top VA official has resigned and others have been put on an administrative leave in the course of an inspector general probe into spending on training conferences.
GSA's conference scandal was just the start. Now a dozen agencies are being asked to defend their spending on conferences.
VA officials intend to boost their contract awards to veterans.
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee interest doesn't stop in Orlando.
Not everyone agrees that VA's $52K training film was bad use of taxpayer funds.
A House panel begins to detail excessive spending connected to VA training conferences, including production of a video in which an actor parodied a scene from the cinema classic.