Hearing: Learning from Whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans Affairs

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 (10:00 AM)

Continuation on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 (5:00 PM)

210 CAPITOL
Washington, D.C.
As of Tuesday, June 25, 2019, this meeting stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair. The hearing continuation date is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Witnesses

Panel one

Dr. Katherine Mitchell
VA Whistleblower, VISN 22: Desert Pacific Healthcare Network

Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Dr. Minu Aghevli
VA Whistleblower, Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System

Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Mr. Jeff Dettbarn
VA Whistleblower, Iowa City VA Health Care System

Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Panel two

Ms. Rebecca Jones
Policy Counsel, Project On Government Oversight

Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Panel three

Dr. Tamara Bonzanto
Assistant Secretary for Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

The Honorable Michael Missal
Inspector General, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

The Honorable Henry Kerner
Special Counsel, U.S. Office of Special Counsel

Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Mr. Tristan Leavitt
General Counsel/Acting Chief Executive and Administrative Officer, Merit Systems Protection Board

Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement (Update #2) [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM
  • Related Witness Support Document #1 [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM
  • Related Witness Support Document #2 [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Mr. Tom Devine
Legal Director, Government Accountability Project

Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

Ms. Jacqueline Garrick
Founder, Whistleblowers of America

Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM

Panel four

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF] Added 06/23/2019 at 09:57 PM
  • Hearing Continuation Notice [PDF] Added 07/14/2019 at 03:18 PM
  • Statement for the Record, American Federation of Governent Employees [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM
  • Statement for the Record, Senior Executives Association [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM
  • Statement for the Record, Rosye Blancas Cloud- Whistleblower [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM
  • Statement for the Record, Dr. Christian Head —Whistleblower [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM
  • Statement for the Record, Mr. Kuauhtemoc Rodriguez- Public Citizen [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM
  • Statement for the Record, Mr. Gary Lammert- Public Citizen [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM
  • Statement for the Record, Shanna Devine- Public Citizen [PDF] Added 08/13/2019 at 07:21 PM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF] Added 06/24/2019 at 12:07 PM
  • Hearing Continuation Witness List [PDF] Added 07/22/2019 at 04:20 PM

First Published: June 17, 2019 at 03:49 PM
Last Updated: August 13, 2019 at 07:21 PM