Sarah (Sally) Jaggar, Project Director. Ms. Jaggar is a Project Director at and Fellow of the Academy. She has led multiple Academy projects working with agencies on how to accomplish mission-related objectives. She currently leads a study on modernizing the National Finance Center at USDA. Other recent studies led include assisting CISA/DHS and the Office of the National Cybersecurity Director to address the federal government's role in building a cybersecurity workforce for the nation; the National Association of Counties to identify how counties handled the distribution of pandemic funds in 2020; and an assessment of management improvements needed at the National Nuclear Security Administration. She has been an advisor on use of agile government techniques by federal agencies and on No Time to Wait I and II about the Federal HR system. She worked projects at the Centers for Disease Control. Prior to joining the Academy, Ms. Jaggar was at the Partnership for Public Service where she focused on Civil Service reform, recruiting entry level "feds," and performance management. Her career as an SESer at the US Government Accountability Office included roles as Managing Director for Mission Support in the Human Capital Office; for Health Financing and Public Health Issues; and as Director of Operations in the Accounting and Information Management Division. She has an MA from The American University and a BA from Duke University.
Cybersecurity, Energy, Government Operations/Innovation, Health Care, National Security
Change Management, Human Capital, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Program Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Working Capital Funds