TSA Names New Assistant Administrator
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has named a new assistant administrator for security operations.
TSA officials announced that former Orlando International Airport federal security director Lee Kair will become the new assistant administrator for security operations at the agency. The TSA assistant administrator is in charge of executive management, including compliance and budget oversight and the development of strategic plans at more than 450 airports in the United States, among other responsibilities, the TSA reported.
Kair, who has worked at the TSA since 2004, was responsible for the development and implementation of new explosives training initiatives, the visible intermodal prevention and response teams along with decentralizing the hiring process, among other projects.