Brian Salerno was sworn in on August 26 as the Director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
Salerno retired as a Vice Admiral in the U.S. Coast Guard in 2012, after more than 36 years of active duty service. He is the third Director in BSEE's history, following James Watson and Michael Bromwich. He stated to employees that, "It is an honor and a privilege to join you today at BSEE. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as the BSEE Director and work alongside you in your efforts to ensure safe, secure, and environmentally sound offshore operations."