David Walker's new positions
With the title of "America's Prophet of Fiscal Doom,"U.S.News (04/11, Pethokoukis) reports an interview with David Walker, who resigned from the high-profile position of U.S. comptroller general, GAO, on March 12th to head the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. Walker explains his leaving for the belief that "we have a closing window of opportunity to make changes in order to avoid a major crisis" and thus he aims to lead the foundation "address key sustainability challenges that threaten the future of Americans."
Laterly, FedSmith.com (04/24) reports that Walker joints the Partnership for Public Service, which has a mission is "to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works."In welcoming Walker to the board, Max Stier, president of the Partnership said: "David Walker represents public service at its best. He's intelligent, tenacious, honest and 100 percent committed to doing right by the American people. I know he will do great things in his new position as the head of the Peter Peterson Foundation, and I am proud to welcome him to the Partnership's board."