President Biden announced the nomination of Pekoske for a second 5-year term and he was confirmed on September 15th, 2022.
Pekoske, who previously served as the 26th vice commandant of the Coast Guard, was confirmed as TSA’s seventh administrator in August 2017. He leads 60,000 employees which oversees security operations at 440 U.S. airports. TSA also has responsibility for securing our nation’s highways, railroads and public transportation systems.
CAA President, Steve Alterman congratulated Administrator Pekoske on his nomination. Administrator Pekoske is an excellent leader who believes in collaborating with industry and values a threat-based, data-driven approach to security. Alterman looks forward to his continued partnership to advance air cargo security in the years ahead.