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Lucinda Lessley

Acting Administrator

Maritime Administration

Lucinda LessleyLucinda Lessley serves as the Acting Administrator of the Maritime Administration. Previously, Lessley worked in the House of Representatives for approximately 16 years.  Most recently, she was Senior Investigator with the House Committee on Homeland Security.  Prior to that, she worked for Congressman Elijah E. Cummings in a variety of positions, including as Policy Director of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Legislative Director in the Congressman’s personal office, and as Professional Staff on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

Last updated: Friday, February 5, 2021