Ana Galindo-Marrone

Chief, Hatch Act Unit

Ana Galindo-Marrone began her employment at the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) in 1998 and in 1999 she joined the prosecution division. She has been Chief of the Hatch Act Unit since 2000. Ms. Galindo-Marrone is primarily responsible for overseeing the operations of the Hatch Act Unit. The Unit enforces compliance with the Act by investigating complaint allegations and litigating Hatch Act cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board. In addition, the Unit is responsible for a nationwide program that provides Hatch Act advisory opinions to federal, state and local officials, as well as the public at large. Ms. Galindo-Marrone has been a frequent presenter at conferences and forums presenting on the Hatch Act and OSC’s enforcement program. She has been a guest on several radio shows including The Kojo Nnamdi Show, FEDtalk, Federal Drive and In Depth. She also has testified or served as a technical consultant before several Congressional Committees considering Hatch Act reform, including the June 21, 2011, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Hearing – The Hatch Act: The Challenges of Separating Politics from Policy. Prior to joining OSC, Ms. Galindo-Marrone was a Staff Attorney for the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Ms. Galindo-Marrone, who is a native of Miami, Florida, received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School Of Law.