Maureen A. Henneberg, Director
Office of Audit, Assessment, and Management
Maureen A. Henneberg is the Director of the Office of Audit, Assessment, and Management, assuming the position in January 2009. As Director, Ms. Henneberg leads the review of the Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) critical financial processes, grants management activities, and grant programs to ensure compliance and proper internal control, and to promote integrity, accountability, and sound stewardship and management of OJP's grant programs and operations.
Previous to this position, Ms. Henneberg was a senior manager in OJP's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) where she served as Deputy Director overseeing the bureau's planning, management, and budget activities, publication and dissemination operations, and programs designed to improve crime information and statistics at state and local levels. Ms. Henneberg began her career with BJS in 1990 as a Presidential Management Intern and served in several capacities over her 18-year tenure, including Acting Director, Associate Director of Planning, Management, and Budget, and Acting Chief of Criminal History Improvement Programs.
Ms. Henneberg serves on various federal working groups and task forces addressing issues such as data quality, open government, and detection and prevention of grant fraud.
Ms. Henneberg earned a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in judicial administration from American University, Washington, D.C. in May 1990. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and minors in criminal justice and public administration, from the State University of New York at Geneseo in May 1988. Professional interests and research efforts over the years have focused primarily on criminal justice issues, program assessment and performance measurement, grants management, strategic planning, and change management.