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Commission Names Secretary & Director of Enforcement


Contact: John K. DeCrosta, (202) 523-5911

Acting Chairman Michael A. Khouri today announced that Rachel Dickon has been designated as the Federal Maritime Commission’s Secretary and Brian Troiano has been designated the Director, Bureau of Enforcement. Their designations became effective February 18, 2018.

Ms. Dickon began her career with the Federal Maritime Commission in 1998 serving in the Office of the Secretary and subsequently in the Office of General Counsel, the Office of the Chairman, and the Office of Operations as Deputy Director. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctorate degree from the George Washington University School of Law.

Mr. Troiano came to the Federal Maritime Commission in 2008 and has served his full agency career in the Bureau of Enforcement. Prior to his government service, Mr. Troiano was in private law practice where he represented motor carriers before the Interstate Commerce Commission and Surface Transportation Board. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ohio University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

“I am pleased to be able to make these personnel announcements today. Both Ms. Dickon and Mr. Troiano are excellent government executives and dedicated public servants. They are well acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the important jobs they are assuming. The Commission and the American public will benefit from their long experience in these assignments,” said Acting Chairman Khouri.