U.S. Secretary of Training Miguel Cardona issued the next assertion on in the present day’s Senate affirmation of Sandra Bruce as Inspector General for the U.S. Division of Training.
“The U.S. Division of Training has lengthy benefited from Sandra Bruce’s integrity and years of expertise as a pacesetter within the federal authorities, and I’m thrilled that she has been confirmed to function the company’s inspector basic.” “Sandra shall be an asset within the continued promotion of effectivity, effectiveness, and economic system in all Division applications and sources. I stay up for her continued work to advance our mission in service of scholars, educators, and households throughout the nation.”
About Sandra Bruce
Sandra D. Bruce, is a results-oriented chief with greater than 30 years of expertise directing, overseeing, managing, and conducting advanced audit, inspections, and investigative-related applications. Bruce joined the U.S. Division of Training Workplace of Inspector Basic (OIG) in 2014 as Deputy Inspector Basic and has been main the workplace since 2018 when Inspector Basic Kathleen S. Tighe retired.
Previous to becoming a member of OIG, Bruce was the Assistant Inspector Basic for Inspections on the U.S. Division of Power, a place she additionally held on the Nationwide Geospatial-Intelligence Company from 2006 to 2009. From 1997 to 2006, Bruce was a pacesetter with the U.S. Postal Service Workplace of Inspector Basic, directing its Regulation Enforcement and Postal Service Safety unit and its Laptop Assisted Audit Strategies unit. From 1986 to 1997, Bruce was with the U.S. Military Audit Company, the place she started her public service profession as an auditor, rising to an Audit Supervisor and Affiliate Program Director. Bruce was additionally a Legislative Fellow for Senator Carl Levin.
Bruce has obtained quite a few awards for her work, together with a Council of the Inspectors Basic on Integrity and Effectivity (CIGIE) Award for Excellence, Distinguished Achievement Awards, Distinctive Efficiency Award, and is a recipient of the Excellence in Authorities Management Award introduced by the Affiliation of Authorities Accountants-Philadelphia Chapter. Bruce is energetic within the inspector basic neighborhood, at present serving as a member of Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) the place she chairs the PRAC’s Authorities Accountability Workplace and State and Native Oversight Subcommittee and is a member of the PRAC’s Monetary Sector Work Group. Bruce additionally serves as chair of the CIGIE Range, Fairness, and Inclusion Work Group, and is a member of the CIGIE Audit Committee and CIGIE Info Expertise Committee. Bruce beforehand served on the CIGIE Deputy Inspector Basic Work Group and the Intelligence Neighborhood Inspector Basic’s Assistant Inspectors Basic for Inspections Work Group.
Bruce earned her Grasp of Science in Info Methods from Hawaii Pacific College and her Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Administration with a focus in Accounting from Fayetteville State College. She graduated from Indian River Excessive Faculty in her house state of Delaware.
On June 11, 2021, Bruce was nominated by President Biden to be the Inspector Basic of the U.S. Division of Training. She was confirmed for the place by the U.S. Senate on December 2, 2021.