Ross W. Weiland serves as the Assistant Inspector General for Management and Planning and was appointed September 6, 2015.
Before joining the NASA OIG, Mr. Weiland lead the administrative oversight of more than 400 personnel in the United States and abroad, handling a $90 million annual budget, and managed the contracting, procurement, facilities, equipment, training, and personnel needs of the Department of Defense OIG's law enforcement arm.
Prior to his service to DoD IG, Mr. Weiland served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate Generals Corps where he was as a Prosecutor, then Officer-in-Charge of the Pensacola Trial Service Office. He transferred to the Washington Navy Yard where he was as an Appellate Government Counsel arguing on behalf of the United States in criminal appeals before the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals and the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
Mr. Weiland resigned his active duty commission to become Counsel to the Inspector General at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) OIG, and subsequently the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. In that capacity, he led the growth and development of NARA's Archival Recovery Team, which became a nationally recognized entity in the investigation of art and archival theft.
Mr. Weiland received his B.B.A. degree from Texas A&M University in 1987 and a M.A. degree from Syracuse University in 1989. He also graduated magna cum laude and received a Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1998