Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board is an agency of the United States federal government, which manages the Recovery.gov website and oversees spending under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Recovery.gov is the U.S. government’s official website that provides easy access to data related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
Kathleen S. Tighe is chair of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board. Other members include:
- Richard L. Skinner, Vice Chairman
- Phyllis K. Fong, Chairperson, U.S. Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE)
- Gordon S. Heddell, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Defense
- Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Energy since 1998
- J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration
- Daniel Levinson, Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Glenn A. Fine, Inspector General of the United States Department of Justice since 2000
- Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General for the Department of Transportation
- Eric Thorson, Inspector General for the United States Treasury Department. He currently oversees the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
- Kathleen S. Tighe, Inspector General for the Department of Education
- Mary L. Kendall, Acting Inspector General for the United States Department of the Interior
Acting under the ARR Act, the President announced four appointees to the Recovery Independent Advisory Panel on March 5, 2010.
- Steven Koch, a vice chairman and co-chairman of Credit Suisse's Mergers and Acquisitions Group, based in Chicago;
- Chris Sale, vice president for development finance at CHF International;
- Malcolm Sparrow, professor of the Practice of Public Management at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government;
- Edward Tufte, professor emeritus of political science, statistics, and computer science at Yale University.