President nominates permanent OPM Inspector General

President nominates permanent OPM Inspector General

Yesterday, according to,

President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Craig Edward Leen of the District of Columbia to be the Inspector General at the Office of Personnel Management.

Craig E. Leen presently serves as the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) at the United States Department of Labor, where he oversees audits of Federal contractors and ensures compliance with Federal civil rights requirements.  He also serves on the Special Education Advisory Board for District of Columbia Public Schools, as a professorial lecturer in law at the George Washington University Law School, and previously served on the constituency board for the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.  Prior to his work at OFCCP, Mr. Leen was the City Attorney of Coral Gables, Florida, where he served as chief ethics officer, oversaw city prosecutions and the city prosecutor, oversaw reviews and investigations as directed by the City Commission, and provided legal opinions and guidance on behalf of the city to public officials and stakeholders to assist in compliance with law.  He is also known for his work helping establish a comprehensive disability inclusion program at the City of Coral Gables.  Mr. Leen received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and his B.A from Georgetown University.

This nomination requires Senate confirmation.