Marv Hagedorn has been appointed the administrator of the Idaho Division of Veterans Services. Hagedorn will resign from the Idaho Senate to accept the appointment, which is effective July 30. He has represented western Ada County’s District 14 in the Senate for six years, serving on the Senate Judiciary and Rules and Transportation committees, and as vice chair of the Senate State Affairs Committee. He previously served three two-year terms in the Idaho House of Representatives, 2007-2012.
Hagedorn served in the Navy from 1974 to 1994, rising through the enlisted ranks to become a chief warrant officer specializing in Navy intelligence and cryptology. After retiring from the military, he was a senior manager for a semiconductor manufacturing company and founded and ran an agriculture startup. In 2010, Hagedorn co-founded the Wyakin Foundation, a transition program for wounded and disabled veterans.