Press Release

For Immediate Release
April 13, 2009

Washington D.C.
FBI National Press Office
(202) 324-3691

Stephanie Douglas Named Special Agent in Charge of FBI San Francisco Division

Stephanie Douglas has been named Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the FBI’s San Francisco Division. Director Robert S. Mueller, III appointed her to this position to replace SAC Charlene B. Thornton, who was recently named SAC of the FBI’s Honolulu Division. Most recently, Ms. Douglas served as a Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters

Ms. Douglas entered on duty as an FBI special agent in 1989. Upon completion of training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, she was assigned to the Washington Field Office, where she investigated violent crimes, public corruption, and some of the FBI’s most sensitive counterintelligence and espionage investigations. In 2000, she was promoted to a supervisory position and was detailed to the Central Intelligence Agency.

In 2003, Ms. Douglas returned to the Washington Field Office as a counterintelligence squad supervisor, focusing primarily on espionage investigations. She was promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge in San Francisco in 2005. In that capacity, she managed the counterintelligence and security programs. In 2007, she was assigned to FBI Headquarters as an Inspector in the Inspection Division, where she addressed sensitive national security and criminal matters, as well as conducted field office and headquarters inspections. In 2008, she was named Deputy Assistant Director for Operations Support in the Counterintelligence Division.

Before joining the FBI, Ms. Douglas was employed with a nationwide insurance firm in Atlanta, Georgia.

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