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Chris Hughey Named FMC General Counsel


Chairman Daniel B. Maffei today announced Phillip C. “Chris” Hughey has been hired as the General Counsel of the Federal Maritime Commission and appointed to be a member of the Senior Executive Service. In his capacity as General Counsel to the Commission, Mr. Hughey will provide legal advice and recommendations… Read More »

Linda S. Harris Crovella Named Administrative Law Judge


Chairman Daniel B. Maffei announced today the hiring of Linda S. Harris Crovella to serve as an Administrative Law Judge of the Federal Maritime Commission. Judge Crovella joins the Commission after serving as an Administrative Law Judge with the Social Security Administration in Richmond, VA and Buffalo, NY for the… Read More »

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 »