Areas of Expertise:
- Disability issues
- Veterans’ benefits
- Social Security and identity protection
Elizabeth H. Curda is a Director in GAO’s Education, Workforce, and Income Security team. She oversees a portfolio of audits of federal disability programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration, and the Railroad Retirement Board, among other agencies. Her portfolio also addresses the role federal programs play in providing equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life.
Elizabeth joined GAO in January 1992. Elizabeth has conducted and led audits and advised agency officials on a wide range of federal performance and budget issues, including the use of strategic planning and other leading performance management techniques to achieve results. She became a director in her current team in April 2017.
Elizabeth earned a master’s degree in public affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Smith College.