Donald Mancuso has been selected as the Deputy Inspector
General of the Department of Defense. Mancuso will assume his
new duties on March 31, filling a position vacant since Derek
Vander Schaaf's retirement in 1996.
In announcing the appointment, DoD Inspector General Eleanor
Hill said, I am pleased to select Don Mancuso for this position.
I am confident his particular skills and experience will serve
the Department of Defense well.
Mancuso is a career Federal employee, working in the law
enforcement field since 1972. Since June 1988, he has been
Assistant Inspector General for Investigations and Director of
the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, the investigative arm
of the IG's office. In this capacity he supervised more than 470
criminal investigators and administrative staff. He also served
for three years as the director of operations for DCIS and for
four years as special agent in charge of the DCIS field office in
His previous law enforcement experience includes positions
in the inspector general's office of the General Services
Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and the United
States Customs Service.
The new Deputy Inspector General is a member of the Senior
Executive Association, a past member of the Executive Board of
the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association and of the Board
of Directors of the Association of Federal Investigators, a
member of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association and a
member of the Advisory Committee on International Policy of the
International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Mancuso was born in Brooklyn, N. Y. on December 27, 1949.
He and his wife, Jo Ann, have two children and reside in Fairfax