THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JAMES G. HUSE, JR. AS INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
The President today announced his intent to nominate James G. Huse, Jr. to serve as Inspector General at the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Mr. James G. Huse, Jr., of Annapolis, Maryland, has had a distinguished career in law enforcement and criminal investigations. Mr. Huse spent twenty-five years with the U.S. Secret Service and held several important management positions, including Special Agent in Charge in Michigan from 1986-1994 and Assistant Director, Office of Inspection, in Washington, DC, from 1994-1996. In 1996, Mr. Huse joined the Social Security Administration as an Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. He is currently the Deputy Inspector General, and is also the Acting Inspector General.
Mr. Huse is a graduate of Boston College. He served in the U.S. Army and is a decorated Vietnam combat veteran.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) became an independent agency in March 1995. The Social Security Administration administers the Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance programs under Title II of the Social Security Act as well as the Supplemental Security Income Program under Title XVI.