BUSH TO NOMINATE MAGAW AS UNDER SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
John Magaw will be President Bush’s intended nominee to serve as Under Secretary of Transportation Security, said U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta.
Magaw is acting executive director of the Office of National Preparedness within the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He previously served as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the U.S. Secret Service. He was selected to head ATF after the Waco, Texas, crisis, and the Oklahoma City bombing tragedies. As such, he directed a thorough review and overhaul of the entire organization.