Director Robert S. Mueller, III, today announced the
appointments of Special Agents in Charge for FBI field
offices in Albuquerque, NM; Las Vegas, NV; Louisville,
KY; Mobile, AL; Sacramento, CA; and Salt Lake City,
Mueller selected the following individuals to oversee
FBI operations in their respective regions:
Stephens, SAC Albuquerque: Mr. Stephens is currently
a Section Chief in the Criminal Investigative Division.
He served as an ASAC in the Detroit Division and held
supervisory positions at FBI Headquarters, the Newark
Division, and the Albany Division. He began his FBI
career as a Special Agent in the Albany Division.
B. Knowlton, SAC Las Vegas: Ms. Knowlton is currently
serving as the Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence
Division. She has also served as a Special Agent in
the Sacramento, Oklahoma City, San Francisco, and New
Orleans Divisions. From 1989 to 1992, Ms. Knowlton worked
at FBI Headquarters in the National Security and Inspection
Divisions. From 1995 through 1996, Ms. Knowlton was
a Unit Chief in the Criminal Investigative Division.
Ms. Knowlton also served as an ASAC in the Washington
Stephen Tidwell, SAC Louisville: Mr. Tidwell is currently
serving as Inspector in the Inspection Division. He
has also served as a Special Agent in the Dallas, Mobile,
and Baltimore Division. From 1998 to 1999, he was promoted
to Unit Chief of FBI Headquarters International Training
Unit. Mr. Tidwell was also a Supervisory Special Agent
in the Baltimore Division and served as ASAC in the
Salt Lake City Division.
Munson, SAC Mobile: Mr. Munson is currently a Section
Chief at the National Instant Criminal Background Check
System, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He served as a
Special Agent in the Philadelphia and Jackson Divisions.
Mr. Munson also served in supervisory positions in the
Baltimore Division, Philadelphia Division and FBI Headquarters.
He served as an ASAC in the Detroit Division from 1997
Michael A. Mason, SAC
Sacramento: Mr. Mason is currently serving as Special
Assistant to the Director. Mr. Mason has held supervisory
positions in the Albany Division and at FBI Headquarters.
He served as ASAC in the Buffalo Division. Mr. Mason
began his career in the New Haven Division.
H. Burrus, Jr., SAC Salt Lake City: Mr. Burrus is currently
serving as a Section Chief in the Administrative Services
Division at FBI Headquarters. Mr. Burrus served as an
investigator in the El Paso Division. He held supervisory
positions in the Office of Professional Responsibility
and the Tampa Division. He also served as ASAC in the