Statement of Peggy E. Gustafson, Inspector General, U.S. Small Business Administration, Before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Subcommittee on Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workfor

On November 19, 2013, SBA Inspector General Peggy E. Gustafson testified before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Subcommittee on Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce.  The purpose of the hearing was to discuss whether oversight positions are appropriately tasked and appropriately filled.  It also sought to identify challenges that may be preventing or impairing the federal oversight workforce from effectively carrying out its mandate within its respective federal agency.