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Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS)

Southern Region

Tara Thibodaux, Supervisory Investigator

Tara Thibodaux was hired as an investigator by OLMS’ New Orleans District Office in July 2007. In August 2010, she was promoted to Senior Investigator, and in May 2013, was promoted to Supervisory Investigator for the Dallas-New Orleans District Office, after having served as Acting District Director for seven months.  Under the oversight of a district director, the OLMS supervisory investigator is responsible for leading a criminal and civil enforcement program within an OLMS field office, including shared responsibility to formulate annual office program, budgetary, and administrative operations plans, and monitor and evaluate the program work performed. The Dallas-New Orleans District Office jurisdiction covers Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and the two southwestern counties in Alabama   She was recognized with the Secretary’s Exceptional Achievement Award two years in a row, April 2013 and April 2014, for her work in OLMS’ criminal program area.  Before joining OLMS, Tara Thibodaux began her federal career as a U.S. Probation Officer in New Orleans, Louisiana, and prior to that, was a Louisiana State Juvenile Probation Officer.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Loyola University, New Orleans, and earned a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from North Central University, based in Prescott, Arizona.




Last Updated: 2-12-15