- Compliance Officer
- Hearing Officer
- Federal Grants Management
- Administrative and ETPL Appeals
- Grants Administration
- AJC Certification & CQI
- Subrecipient Monitoring
- Policy and Procedure Development
- Single Audit & Audit Resolution
- Technical Assistance and Training
- 2 CFR Part 200
- Uniform Administrative Requirements
Ms. Sakane has over 25 years of federal grants management experience. For over 20 years she worked in a high-level management position for the County of Los Angeles and retired in July 2015 as the Compliance Officer over Workforce and Aging Programs. She provides her consultant services to local governments and non-profit clients in the State of California, as well as local governments in the State of Hawaii.
She is a subject matter expert in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements and in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. She is well versed in the administrative appeals process, has participated in State appeals with the State of California Employment Development Department and acts as a local level Hearing Officer. Her role as a Compliance Officer was to ensure overall compliance and oversight in all grant administrative areas from procurement through closeout, and in the resolution of matters identified in subrecipient monitoring reviews and audits, as well as State and Department of Labor reviews.
She has an extensive background in major Workforce programs that stems from her implementation of the County of Los Angeles’ One Stop system under the Workforce Investment Act. She partnered with Wagner-Peyser to provide services in a collocated setting and worked extensively with Executive Directors and One Stop Center management on integrated service delivery, resource sharing, certification, continuous quality improvement and their adherence to program requirements through the provision of technical assistance and training.
Ms. Sakane has a financial/audit background and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Accounting from California State University of Dominguez Hills.