July 22, 2021: Maryanne T. Donaghy was confirmed and sworn in to be Assistant Secretary for Accountability and Whistleblower Protections at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Most recently an Attorney General and Senior Advisor at the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware, Ms. Donaghy has served as a Federal Prosecutor in the U.S. Attorneys' Offices in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Delaware, as a Certified Public Accountant, and as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Delaware. She earned a BS in accounting at the University of Delaware and a JD at Temple University School of Law. Ms. Donaghy succeeds former Director Tamara Bonzanto.