President Obama Nominates John Pistole, '81 as TSA Chief
On May 17, President Obama announced his intent to nominate John S. Pistole, '81, to lead the Transportation Safety Administration. Pistole has served as Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 2004 and has been with the agency since 1983. In his announcement, President Obama said, “The talent and knowledge John has acquired in more than two decades of service with the F.B.I. will make him a valuable asset to our administration's efforts to strengthen the security and screening measures at our airports. I am grateful that he has agreed to take on this important role, and I look forward to working with him in the weeks and months ahead."
Pistole received the law school’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009 and delivered the law school’s Commencement address that same year [read more about John Pistole...]