GAO Makes First Appointments to Newly Created Tribal Advisory Council

WASHINGTON, DC (September 15, 2022) – Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), today announced the first appointments to GAO’s newly established Tribal Advisory Council, which will provide the congressional watchdog with insights and recommendations on matters affecting Tribal Nations and their citizens.

“The Tribal Advisory Council, which is being officially launched today, consists of tribal leaders and others who can provide GAO with valuable advice to help Congress oversee federal programs serving tribes, their citizens, and indigenous peoples,” Dodaro said. “Many highly qualified individuals expressed an interest in serving on the Council, and I’m very pleased to announce this first round of appointments. We look forward to their assistance in addressing the many challenges facing tribal communities.”