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The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen Anthony Trodden to be Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs. This is a new position.
Since 1986 Mr. Trodden has served as Assistant Inspector General for Auditing at the Department of Defense. Prior to this, he served as Director for Major Acquisition Programs in the Office of the Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, 1983 - 1986; Director for Procurement in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1981 - 1983; Deputy Director for Procurement in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1975 - 1981; Deputy Director for Research and Development in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1973 - 1975; technical adviser for the Directorate for Procurement in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1969 - 1973; project manager's staff officer for the REDEYE and SAM-D Missile Systems, 1966 - 1969; and industrial engineer with the United States Army Materiel Command, 1962 - 1966.
Mr. Trodden graduated from the University of Michigan (B.S.E., 1962) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1965). He was born December 13, 1939, in Washington, DC. Mr. Trodden is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA.