Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration

Jason R. Woodward
Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration

Jason Woodward was appointed Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Office of Management & Administration (OMA), in VA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) in October 2016. He is responsible for providing comprehensive services throughout VA OIG, including operational planning, reporting, and follow-up; internal control oversight; training coordination; budgetary formulation and execution; space planning and facilities management; human resources management; information technology and data analysis; and the oversight and operations of VA OIG’s nationwide toll-free Hotline.

Mr. Woodward most recently served as the Deputy AIG of OMA from 2012 – 2016. He previously served as OMA’s Director, Operations Division. In this capacity, Mr. Woodward’s responsibilities included coordination and oversight of VA’s implementation of OIG report recommendations, formal reporting, e-publishing, policy development, human resources management, and contracting. From February 2008 – April 2009, Mr. Woodward served as OMA’s Executive Assistant.

Prior to his work at VA OIG, Mr. Woodward served on active duty for nearly 8 years with the Army Medical Command. Mr. Woodward served in a variety of positions throughout several military installations, to include Executive Assistant for the Army Surgeon General’s Pentagon office; Military Recruiting Station Commander; Chief, Nutrition Care Division; and Chief, Clinical Operations. Prior to his military tenure, Mr. Woodward worked as an adjunct instructor at Kansas State University.

Mr. Woodward is a native of Kansas and earned his undergraduate degree from Friends University, Wichita, Kansas. He has also earned graduate degrees in Business Administration from Georgetown University; Public Health from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and Nutrition from Kansas State University. He is a graduate of the Council of Inspectors General/American University Key Leadership Certificate Program. Mr. Woodward is also a registered and licensed dietitian, and in his spare time enjoys providing private nutrition consultation and assistance.