(NEW as of 2018)
• Federal Grants Management
• Grants Administration
• Uniform Administrative Requirements
• Monitoring/Audit Resolution
Ms. Sakane provides an array of grants consulting services and specializes in federal grants management from start to finish. She has a financial, accounting, audit and program operations background.
She retired in 2015 after over 26 years with the County of Los Angeles (County) and began her career as an Auditor with the County Auditor-Controller’s Office. She retired as the Compliance Officer for the County’s Department of Community and Senior Services (now known as Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS)).
WDACS is the department delegated by the County Board of Supervisors as the administrator of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds. In her tenure, her responsibility was to ensure funds were spent in accordance with applicable law, regulation and all governing policy from the Department of Labor and State of California.
Her expertise is in federal grants management, including compliance with federal grant administrative requirements in Office of Management and Budget Circular 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements. She has experience in all areas of grants management from procurement through closeout. In addition, she has program operations experience as the implementing manager of the County’s One Stope Career Center System under the Workforce Investment Act.
Her particular area of expertise is as it relates to the resolution of monitoring and audit findings and questioned costs in her ability to resolve them with no or limited liability to the funding source.