Director Robert S. Mueller, III, today announced the appointment
of the following individuals to key management posts:
J. D'Amuro, Executive Assistant Director, Counterterrorism/Counterintelligence:
Pat D'Amuro was appointed as a Special Agent of the FBI
in 1979. He most recently served as Assistant Director
of the Counterterrorism Division. In April 1995, Mr. D'Amuro
was promoted to the position of Assistant Inspector and
assigned to the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters.
In July 1996, Mr. D'Amuro was named the Program Manager
for the National Organized Crime Initiative entitled "Operation
Button Down," where he was responsible for coordinating
the New York Office's Organized Crime Program. In February
1997, Mr. D'Amuro was named the Acting Unit Chief of the
Russian Organized Crime Unit at FBI Headquarters before
being appointed as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge
of the FBI's New York Field Office's National Security
Division-Counterterrorism Program in August of that year.
Larry A. Mefford, Assistant Director, Counterterrorism
Division: Mr. Mefford most recently served as Assistant
Director, Cyber Division, where he supervised and facilitated
the FBI's investigation of federal violations in which
the Internet, computer systems and networks are exploited
as the principle instruments or targets of criminal activity.
Since beginning his FBI career, Mr. Mefford has served
as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the San Diego
office, and Associate Special Agent in Charge of the San
Francisco field office, where he was responsible for the
management and oversight of all FBI operations. Mr. Mefford
also formed and supervised the interagency Bay Area Joint
Terrorism Task Force while assigned to the San Francisco
office. He has served in crisis management roles in three
Olympic Games, including the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt
Lake City, the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, and the 1984
Summer Games in Los Angeles, and has served as a Team
Leader of the Hostage Rescue Team.
Jana D. Monroe, Assistant Director, Cyber Division: Ms.
Monroe has most recently served as a Special Agent in
Charge of the Los Angeles field office and previously
as Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Denver field
office where she was responsible for the organized crime,
drug, violent crime, and white collar crime programs.
While serving in the San Diego field office, Ms. Monroe
supervised a white collar crime squad and served as a
coordinator for the Hostage Negotiation and Evidence Response
Teams. She served as a supervisor in the Critical Incident
Response Group and in the Behavioral Science Unit. She
has also worked as an investigator in the Albuquerque,
Tampa, San Diego, and Washington, DC field offices. Prior
to joining the FBI, Ms. Monroe worked as a probation officer
and a police officer.