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Sarah Nelson - Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration

Sarah Nelson was appointed Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Administration in November 2015.  She directs the planning, execution, and reporting for all Central Region, Technology and Financial audits.  Ms. Nelson began her Federal career in 2004 with the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General.  She worked as an information technology auditor for the Technology Audit Group in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and later as a Technical Monitor for the Eastern and Technology Division at Headquarters.  She additionally provided support to Inspections on the execution and reporting of their work on the Department’s programs and operations.  Most recently, Ms. Nelson served as the Director in the Office of Inspector General’s Office of Planning, Administration, and Quality Assurance.  

Ms. Nelson graduated magna cum laude from Tennessee Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Finance, and Computer Information Systems. She is also a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute.  Ms. Nelson received numerous awards from the Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections, and the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.