Executive Assistant Administrator

Julie Scanlon

Julie Scanlon

Julie Scanlon was named TSA Executive Assistant Administrator (EAA) for Enterprise Support in December 2021. She is responsible for implementing processes that strengthen the delivery of critical support services for TSA to meet its mission, driving unity of effort strategies across the agency’s human resources, acquisition, procurement, training, logistics and all other Enterprise Support functions.

Scanlon has over 30 years of service to the federal government and has held multiple senior leadership positions in TSA, including Assistant Administrator for Operations Management in Security Operations and Deputy Assistant Administrator for Human Capital. She effectively managed a Security Operations budget of $4.4 billion; oversaw hiring, training and scheduling; and coordinated workforce support, including the procurement of personal protective equipment for frontline employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scanlon was responsible for the TSA Screening Partnership Program and the National Deployment Office, a group of specially trained screening officers who deploy to critical locations as needed. She led the coordination of national DHS security events such as the presidential inauguration and United Nations General Assembly.

As the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Human Capital, Scanlon developed and sustained innovative programs that enabled TSA to attract, hire, retain and optimally deploy a skilled workforce to support the agency’s counterterrorism mission and provide risk-based security for the nation’s transportation systems.