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Max Vekich Sworn-In as FMC Commissioner


Max Vekich was sworn-in today as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2026. First nominated by President Joseph R. Biden on June 24, 2021, and then again on January 4, 2022.  He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 10, 2022,… Read More »

FMC Hires New Secretary


Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel B. Maffei today announced the hiring of William “Bill” Cody to serve as the agency’s Secretary. Mr. Cody has more than 20 years of extensive legal and administrative experience at the federal and state government levels as well as in the private sector. He most… Read More »

Senior Staff Transitions at FMC


Ms. Sandra Kusumoto, Director, Bureau of Certification and Licensing retired December 31, 2019 after 36 years of service to the Commission and having begun her federal career as a U.S. Peace Corp volunteer.  Mr. Tyler J. Wood departed his post as General Counsel on January 3, 2020, taking up a… Read More »

FMC Names New Director of Enforcement 


Federal Maritime Commission Managing Director Karen V. Gregory today announced that Mr. Benjamin K. Trogdon has been selected to become the Director of the Bureau of Enforcement (BOE), succeeding Mr. Brian L. Troiano who is retiring this month. Mr. Trogdon joined the FMC in July 2000 and serves as a… Read More »