Director's Notes

OGE’s New Approach to Ethics Education is a Success

November 25, 2015
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

Shortly after my appointment as Director in January 2013, I challenged OGE’s training staff to modernize and expand our efforts to educate ethics officials throughout the executive branch. On May 9, 2013, we announced our strategy in a program advisory and launched the Institute for Ethics in Government.

By the Numbers: The National Government Ethics Summit was a Success

September 30, 2014
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

OGE's first National Government Ethics Summit was a success.  We brought together ethics officials and other stakeholders to strengthen the executive branch ethics program and, with our partners, presented an extraordinary quantity of high-quality training at a low cost.

The National Government Ethics Summit Begins

September 12, 2014
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

OGE kicked off the National Government Ethics Summit this week.

Excitement Builds for the First National Government Ethics Summit

August 22, 2014
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

Excitement is building for the first National Government Ethics Summit, which OGE is hosting throughout the month of September. Participate in the Summit virtually.

OGE Hosts Virtual Ethics Training Symposium

March 27, 2014
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

This week, OGE hosted a virtual training symposium for approximately 150 executive branch agency ethics officials.

Government Ethics Education Year in Review

February 26, 2014
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

Ethics training is essential to ensuring uniformity in the application of ethics laws and policy. 2013 saw a significant expansion of OGE’s ethics education offerings.

2013 Year in Review

January 07, 2014
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.

One year ago, I was sworn in as Director of OGE, a “small agency with the big mission of making sure the public can have confidence in the government’s impartiality.” Looking back a year later, I am proud of the work that OGE accomplished in 2013.

Welcome to the Director's Notes

September 27, 2013
by Walter M. Shaub, Jr.
WH Photo OGE Director Walt Shaub (left) and other agency heads meet with President Obama and OMB Director Sylvia Burwell.

We have created this new feature so I can talk to you directly about the ethics program in the executive branch of the Federal government.