The Coalilition of Federal Ombudsman has entirely overhauled its website. The result is a significant resource for members and other needing information about Ombuds programs in the federal sector. The new site offers an overview and history of federal Ombuds group, meeting information, links to relevant documents, and more.
COFO is currently lead by: Chair Paul Sotoudeh, Chief Ombudsman at the United States Patent and Trademark Office; Vice Chairs Mollie Berg, CO-OP, Associate Ombudsman for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and Guy Weber, CO-OP, Associate Ombudsman for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; Secretaries Patrick N. Holman, CO-OP, Associate Ombudsman at the Department of Energy, and Bina M. Patel, Ombudsman for the National Ground Intelligence Center; and Coordinator Heather Milner, Assistant Ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (COFO.)
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