Robert S. Mueller, III, today announced the appointments
of the following individuals to key management posts:
A. DiZinno, Deputy Assistant Director, Forensic Analysis
Branch, Laboratory Division: Mr. DiZinno entered on duty with the Bureau in
1986. After serving in the Washington, DC field office,
Mr. DiZinno was promoted to headquarters and served
as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Laboratory Division.
From 1992 to 1996, Mr. DiZinno was temporarily assigned
to the Forensic Science Research Unit where he performed
mitochondrial DNA research. In 1997, he became Unit
Chief of the DNA Analysis Unit II, which is responsible
for conducting mitochondrial DNA examinations on evidence
mainly consisting of hairs, bones and teeth. Most recently,
Mr. DiZinno has served as Chief of the Scientific Analysis
Section, Laboratory Division, which consists of the
Chemistry Unit, two DNA Units, the Explosives Unit,
the Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit,
the Forensic Science Systems Unit, the Chem-Bio Sciences
Unit and the Trace Evidence Unit. Additionally, Mr.
DiZinno has been a member of the FBI Disaster Squad
since 1993 and personally responded to disasters involving
the Branch Davidian Cult in Waco, Texas, the crash of
American Airlines Flight 965 near Cali, Colombia and
the crash of Egypt Air Flight 990 off the coast of Providence,
G. Kinnally, Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Division,
Washington Field Office: Mr. Kinnally entered on duty with the FBI in 1976
as a Financial Analyst in the San Antonio field office.
After becoming a Special Agent in 1980, Mr. Kinnally
was assigned to the Providence, Rhode Island resident
agency where he served for nine years. In 1992, Mr.
Kinnally was promoted to FBI Headquarters as a supervisor
in the Organized Crime/Drug branch and then in 1994
was promoted to Assistant Inspector, Inspection Division.
In 1996, Mr. Kinnally was assigned to the Drug Enforcement
Administration as Chief of a section overseeing the
coordination of drug investigations along the southwest
border of the United States. In January 1997, Mr. Kinnally
was designated the Assistant Special Agent in Charge
of the Kansas City field office. Most recently, Mr.
Kinnally has served as a Section Chief in the Counterterrorism
Division and assigned as the Administrator of the interagency
National Domestic Preparedness Office in Washington,