Director Robert S. Mueller, III, today announced the appointment
of the following individuals to key management posts:
Louie F. Allen, Special Agent in Charge of the Newark
field office: Mr. Allen entered on duty with the Bureau
in September 1978 and has served in the Mobile, Washington,
DC, and Cleveland field offices. While assigned to FBI
Headquarters, he was responsible for contingency plans
and emergency response for special events such as the
1988 Democratic and Republican National Conventions and
the 1989 Presidential Inauguration. Most recently, Mr.
Allen has held the position of Special Agent in Charge
of the Albany field office.
Steven C. McCraw, Special Agent in Charge of the San
Antonio field office: Mr. McCraw entered on duty with
the Bureau in February 1983, and has served in the Dallas,
Pittsburgh, and Los Angeles field offices. In July 1997,
he was promoted to the position of Assistant Special Agent
in Charge of the Tucson Resident Agency in the Phoenix,
Arizona field office and has most recently been the Inspector-Deputy
Assistant Director of the Intelligence Branch, Investigative
Services Division, at FBI Headquarters. In October 2001,
Mr. McCraw was selected by the Attorney General to serve
as the director of the Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task
Frederick D. Snellings, Jr., Special Agent in Charge
of the New York field office, Criminal Division: Mr.
Snellings entered on duty with the Bureau in May 1983
and has served in the Atlanta, Washington, Cleveland and
Newark field offices. While in Atlanta he served as the
Administrative Assistant Special Agent in Charge and then
as the Criminal Assistant Special Agent in Charge. Most
recently, Mr. Snellings has served as Acting Special Agent
in Charge for the Atlanta field office.
William B. Coggins, Section Chief of the Personnel
Assistance Section: Mr. Coggins entered on duty with
the Bureau in September 1998 as Chief of the Employee
Benefits Unit at FBIHQ. Prior to joining the Bureau, Mr.
Coggins developed nearly thirty years of federal human
resources experience and held senior management positions
for 15 years including Assistant Director of Human Resources
for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).