Valerie L. Baldwin
Valerie Lynn Baldwin was United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) from 2004 to 2006.
Valerie L. Baldwin received a bachelor's degree from Wichita State University; a graduate degree from the London School of Economics; and, in 1991, a J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law.
After law school, Baldwin worked as a trial lawyer for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. She later served as a Congressional aide, including as counsel for the United States House Committee on Financial Services. From October 2000 until July 2004, she was a Staff Assistant for the United States House Committee on Appropriations, where she worked for the United States House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.
In 2004, President of the United States George W. Bush nominated Baldwin to be Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), and after Senate confirmation on July 24, 2004, she entered this office in July 2004. Shortly after she became Army comptroller, the Government Accountability Office released a report documenting that 95% of Army reservists had experienced pay problems, and Baldwin said she would make payroll management one of her top priorities. She held office until 2006.
- "Briefly", LJWorld, July 24, 2004.
- "Chief Financial Officers - Army: Valerie Lynn Baldwin", Government Executive, Sept. 15, 2005.
- "DataPath Announces The Appointment of Board Members", Business Video News, Apr. 30, 2007
- "Valerie Lynn Baldwin, Congressional Staffer - Salary Data", www.legistorm.com
- Congressional Record, July 24, 2004, p. D828
- See, e.g., Investment in America Forum, The Nation's Challenge: Creating a Culture of Service, May 3-4, 2006, p. 31
Sandra L. Pack
| Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller)
July 2004 – 2006
Nelson M. Ford