Office of Inspector General

The purpose of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and to promote effectiveness and efficiency in government. 

OIG is an independent entity within the Peace Corps. The Inspector General reports directly to Congress and the Peace Corps Director, keeping them fully and currently informed concerning the programs and operations of the Peace Corps. The inspector general for the Peace Corps is Kathy A Buller.

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Recent Reports

All Reports

The report summarizes the most frequently recurring issues and recommendations from post audits, evaluations, and investigations between fiscal years 2012 and 2015.The purpose of this report is to help Peace Corps management identify the most commonly recurring issues across posts that require management attention to remediate.

  • Special Review

Our report contains five recommendations directed to the post, including: strengthening controls over the process for collecting Volunteer overpayments and closing grant projects, complying with policies for issuing BOCs, and obtaining approval from the Office of Global Accounts Payable to designate a sub-cashier to assist with any weekend emergencies that require cash transactions.

  • Audit

This report alerts Peace Corps Management of opportunities for improvement OIG identified while reviewing the Peace Corps’ efforts in complying with federal conference cost management and reporting requirements. While the Peace Corps’ policies and procedures for managing and reporting on conferences generally complied with federal law and Office of Management and Budget guidance, we found that the agency has not fully complied with all reporting requirements.

  • Management Advisory
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The purpose of the OIG Hotline is to receive complaints of fraud, waste, or abuse in Peace Corps programs and operations, including mismanagement or violations of law, rules or regulations by Peace Corps employees, contractors, volunteers, or trainees. Complaints may be received directly from Peace Corps employees, contractors, volunteers, trainees, or the general public.

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Peace Corps
Office of Inspector General
P.O. Box 57129
Washington, DC 20037-7129