News Release


 GBTA Commends Confirmation of David P. Pekoske as TSA Administrator 

 

Alexandria, VA (August 4, 2017) – On Thursday, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed David P. Pekoske as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration. The following statement may be attributed to Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director and COO.

 

“GBTA welcomes David Pekoske as the next Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator and looks forward to his leadership. Mr. Pekoske brings a wealth of experience from the U.S. Coast Guard, both in his understanding of acquisition and technology deployment and the threats facing aviation security.

 

We will continue to work with the TSA to ensure safe, secure and efficient travel for our nation and support important initiatives like risk-based passenger screening program TSA PreCheck and the Innovation Task Force.”

 

CONTACT:           Marianne Varkiani, +1 703-236-1164, mvarkiani@gbta.org



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