2014 Whistleblower of the Year
Whistlebower Insider wants to hear from you on who should be honored as the 2014 Whistleblower of the Year. We are especially interested in those individuals who best encapsulate the qualities of the typical whistleblower — courage, strength, integrity, selflessness and a deep concern for public health and safety. You can choose among the 5 candidates listed below, or identify your own candidate. Please vote for and identify as many candidates as you like. The more the merrier. Voting will continue through the end of January with results of your top selections to be announced shortly thereafter. Thanks for voting!
Mary Willingham — The former University of North Carolina educator who went public on what she sees as the university’s major failings in educating its big money athletes. Learn more about Mary Willingham.
Robert MacLean — The former federal Air Marshal who was fired after reporting on the government’s plan to pull security coverage from flights due to budgetary constraints despite the warning of an imminent terrorist threat to our skies. Learn more about Robert MacLean.
Shelly Doss — The former environmental compliance specialist at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation who was fired after raising numerous environmental, safety and radiation-related issues at the country’s largest environmental cleanup site. Learn more about Shelly Doss.
Alayne Fleischmann — The former JPMorgan employee who after keeping quiet for years finally went public with her allegations of securities fraud at the bank when the government failed to pursue criminal charges in what she called one of the “easiest white-collar crime cases that you’re ever going to see.” Learn more about Alayne Fleischmann.
Carmen Segarra — The former New York Federal Reserve Bank examiner who was fired for refusing to back off her charges that Goldman Sachs was engaging in serious conflicts of interest. Learn more about Carmen Segarra.
THE POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED.
RESULTS HAVE BEEN TABULATED AND THE WINNER IS MARY WILLINGHAM!
THANKS FOR VOTING!