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Director Name

Sarah Kaczmarek

Acting Managing Director,
Office of Public Affairs

Areas of Expertise:

  • Media Relations
  • Press Inquiries
  • Strategic Communication

Sarah Kaczmarek is the Acting Managing Director of the Office of Public Affairs. The office handles external communications for the agency and the U.S. Comptroller General.

A seasoned public affairs leader, Sarah oversees GAO’s strategic communication for public facing initiatives, including the agency’s public website, social media platforms, multimedia services, and plain writing efforts. She also oversees media engagements across GAO.

Sarah holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. She is a Harvard Senior Executive Fellow, a Cornell Executive Leadership certificate holder, and an Excellence in Government Fellow with the Partnership for Public Service. She was also an adjunct faculty lecturer in communications at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.