FYI


The Association of Government Accountants honors the GAO, the National Science Foundation, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Social Security Administration and the Departments of Energy, Interior, Labor and State with Certificates of Excellence in Accountability Reporting ( www.agacgfm.org/cear/index.htm ) for the fiscal year 2001 reports they issued on their financial affairs and programs.

The Institute of Internal Auditors elects LeRoy E. Bookal, CIA, chairman of its board for a term of one year.

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