Shirine Moazed manages the U.S. Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) Training and Outreach Program. As program chief, Ms. Moazed’s team works to increase federal employees’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities under civil service and whistleblower protection laws. She has been with the OSC since 1997, managing staff, providing nationwide training for federal agencies at all levels, and directing the OSC’s Certification Program. Prior to her current position, Ms. Moazed served as Chief of the Washington Field Office, supervising a staff of attorneys and investigators in OSC’s Investigation and Prosecution Division for over ten years.
Rebecca Jones serves as Policy Counsel for the Project on Government Oversight (POGO). She conducts legal and legislative writing analysis on a wide range of government reform proposals, and recommends and advocates for policy reform on Capitol Hill. Before her time at POGO, Ms. Jones worked at several nonprofit organizations advocating for whistleblower protections and nonprofit lobbying rights; she also practiced law as an immigration attorney.
Nick Schwellenbach is the Director of Investigations for the Project on Government Oversight (POGO). He has led investigations into revolving door at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), labor trafficking by the U.S. military’s subcontractors in Iraq, whistleblower retaliation within the Department of Homeland Security, and mismanagement of the Joint Strike Fighter F-35 program. His previous roles include Communications Director for the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, Senior Fiscal Policy Analyst for the Center for Effective Government, and staff writer for the Center for Public Integrity.