The season finale of the CBS show ‘WHISTLEBLOWER’ aired on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 8 p.m. and featured Bunny Greenhouse, a NOVA adjunct faculty member. Greenhouse, a former chief contracting officer for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, testified before Congress in 2005 about irregularities in contracts between Halliburton and the federal government. She became a whistleblower standing up to some of Washington’s most powerful men on what she believed was massive fraud.
“It was the most blatant and improper contract abuse I have witnessed in the course of my professional career,” said Greenhouse. On the program, she discussed her experience regarding various attempts to silence her -- from demotions to threats, to eventually being awarded financial restitution in the amount $970,000 in 2011 by the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Greenhouse is currently a mathematics teacher at NOVA.
Click here, to watch a brief video of Bunny Greenhouse speaking about her history with the federal government and her work at NOVA.
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