Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

GAO/IG Oversight Roles

GAO/IG Roles and Plans for Auditing CARES Act Funds

Potential questions/topics for GAO/IG officials: 

  • Overview of GAO/IG offices
  • What is the role of GAO/IG offices related to oversight of funds from legislation passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • What information will GAO/IG offices seek from Tribal Nations?
  • What is the role of GAO/IG offices related to oversight of funds from legislation passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Update on current GAO reviews related to programs that serve Tribal Nations and their citizens?
  • How do Tribes provide information that is important without jeopardizing information that they need to protect?
  • How will the information gathered be used by GAO and how will GAO work with Tribes to ensure data security?
  • Updates related to the High-Risk designation.

*Note: these are intended to provide guidance. Additional topics are welcome.