Community members and officials said goodbye Tuesday night to two outgoing City Council members and the city auditor — all of whom are stepping down this week after a combined 72 years of public service.
The bulk of my career -- 18 years -- has been as an auditor at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). I will bring my experience from there to the auditor's office.
I am running for city auditor with the intention of taking ownership of the two biggest problems in Berkeley: housing and homelessness.
Highly regarded by her peers, Hogan has done hundreds of audits, all aimed at making Berkeley city government function better. Her plans now include picking up jazz singing again.
Janet Napolitano is under fire for findings in the recent performance audit of her President's Office. Maybe UC should take a leaf out of Berkeley's auditing practices?