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Shanna Devine to head whistleblower ombudsman office

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has appointed Shanna Devine the first Director of a new office in the House of Representatives,  the Office of the Whistleblower Ombudsman. The House Office of Whistleblower Ombudsman will provide best practices and trainings for offices of the House on whistleblower intake, which include establishing an effective reporting system for whistleblowers, maintaining […]

Dr. Donald Soeken profiled in the Baltimore Sun

A December 9 article in the Baltimore Sun tells the story of Donald R. Soeken and the organization he founded, the Whistleblower Support Fund.  The article is, “Speaking the truth to power’: Ellicott City man’s nonprofit focuses on the welfare of whistleblowers,” by Janene Holzberg.

Commentary on the Ukraine Controversy by Dr. Don Soeken

The Baltimore Sun has published a commentary by Dr. Donald Soeken, founder and president of the Whistleblower Support Fund, who observes “the Ukraine controversy serves as a painful – but also very hopeful – reminder that ‘speaking the truth to power’ is often a crucial step in defending our liberties and protecting the rule of […]

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