Report Summary

Title: Administrative Investigation Prohibited Personnel Practices, Gifts from Prohibited Sources, Lack of Candor, and Misuse of Time and Resources VHA Workforce Management and Consulting Office
Report Number: 09-03058-171
Issue Date: 6/11/2010
City/State: Washington, DC
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Administrative Investigation
Release Type: Redacted
Summary: We substantiated that Dr. Rayshad Holmes, Director of Human Resource Development, Veterans Health Administration, Workforce Management & Consulting Office, engaged in prohibited personnel practices when he twice gave preference in hiring to XXXXX, VHA WMCO. We also found that XXXXX, improperly accepted gifts from prohibited sources when XXXXX solicited and accepted XXXXX reward points; failed to testify honestly about receiving the points; misused XXXXX official time, position, and VA-owned equipment to conduct personal business and to conduct business for XXXXX privately-owned company.