OIG officials will discuss understanding CPB’s NFFS criteria to ensure reporting compliance and tips to avoid misreporting. They will also discuss the Communications Act, transparency requirements, and fraud prevention.
Kimberly Howell, Inspector General, CPB OIG, Debra Jacobson, Senior Team Leader, CPB, Helen Mollick, General Counsel, CPB OIG, Joe Green, CPA, Team Leader, CPB.
Before joining CPB, Ms. Howell served as a senior executive with several federal agencies including the NRC and the OPM OIG. She began her federal career in 1993.
Ms. Jacobson joined CPB in January 2013 and has lead several stations, production, and interconnection system grant audits. Before joining OIG, Ms. Jacobson was a finance official in numerous public and private organizations. In her 7 years at CPB OIG, Ms. Mollick has provided legal advice on every audit, conducted investigations, participated in inspections, and manages OIG's hotline. She played similar roles in other federal OIGs during her 30-year government career. Mr. Green joined CPB OIG in 2018 and has performed several audits. Also, he has performed professional peer reviews of Federal agencies’ auditing and evaluation functions. Before 2018, he enjoyed a long career with the U.S. DHS OIG.
1. Learn the four elements of NFFS criteria, how to apply these criteria with a specific emphasis on un-allowed source criteria.
2. Learn how stations should comply with the Communication Act and transparency requirements.
3. Learn what you should be doing to guard against external and internal fraud.