Patricia F.S. Cogswell is the Acting Deputy Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. In addition to guiding the implementation of the Administrator’s strategic goals, she oversees the day-to-day operations of TSA. Cogswell provides leadership, direction and guidance to further the Administrator’s goals for the agency and assists in determining TSA policies, objectives and priorities.
Prior to joining TSA, Cogswell served in several positions within the Department of Homeland Security, including Assistant Director for Intelligence at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Acting Undersecretary within the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy Integration and Implementation, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Screening Coordination.