Homeland Security Today
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske has announced that Holly Canevari is TSA’s new Deputy Administrator, following President Biden’s official appointment.
In a statement, Pekoske said Holly has over two decades of policy, legislative and managerial experience. “Before stepping into the Acting Deputy Administrator role, Holly most recently served as Chief of Staff of TSA, overseeing the offices of Legislative Affairs; Strategy, Policy, and Innovation; and Strategic Communications and Public Affairs. Throughout her time at TSA, she has been invaluable in driving and executing TSA, DHS and White House priorities, while also proving herself to be a collaborative, innovative and inclusive leader within the agency.”
Holly has a deep understanding of the Department and its Components. Pekoske noted that from 2012-2017, she served as the Chief of Staff in the Office of Policy at the Department of Homeland Security.