Susan Murphy is an Assistant Director in the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s Strategic Issues team. Ms. Murphy leads performance evaluations on a variety of federal budget issues. Her recent work has focused on federal assistance provided to states, localities, territories, and tribal governments to respond to, and recover from, the COVID-19 pandemic. Her earlier work at GAO covered federal trust funds; federal fees, fines, and penalties; agency implementation of Freedom of Information Act requirements, state and local fiscal pressures, and federal debt management. Ms. Murphy has been with GAO for 16 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Government and Latin American Studies from Smith College and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Massachusetts Center for Public Policy and Administration.
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
This two-hour session will convene an expert panel of auditors to consider past audit work on U.S. COVID spending, the current opportunities and challenges for COVID auditing, and the future of COVID audits in the region. Island auditors will find the program both timely and important in supporting their accountability mission.
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.