On Monday, OFCCP Director Pat Shiu announced the selection of Janette Wipper to fill the Pacific Region Regional Director position which had been vacant for more than a year since the retirement of Bill Smitherman in December 2012.

This is the second consecutive Regional Director position OFCCP has filled from outside the Agency.  Ms. Wipper’s

Changes are afoot at OFCCP.  We have learned that long-time OFCCP Pacific Region Director Bill Smitherman will retire at the end of the month.  Director Smitherman held the Pacific Regional Director position for many years, initially as Acting Director before assuming the position on a full-time basis several years ago.  His replacement has not been