Nomination Hearing - Peg Gustafson to be Inspector General for the Department of Commerce

May 10, 2016


The Honorable Peg Gustafson will provide testimony at a U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10. On April 25, 2016, President Obama nominated Ms. Gustafson to serve as inspector general for the Department of Commerce. The Department of Commerce has been without a Senate confirmed inspector general since June 3, 2015.  Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), a member of the Commerce Committee and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, wrote to President Obama on August 5, 2015, requesting a nomination.

Ms. Gustafson’s nomination questionnaire is available here.


The Honorable Peg Gustafson, Small Business Administration Inspector General (current position)

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10:00 a.m.

Full Committee hearing

This hearing will take place in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on


Witness Panel 1