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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Names Two to Serve as U.S. Marshals, 7/28/10

WASHINGTON- Today, President Obama nominated Beverly Harvard and David Mark Singer to serve as U.S. Marshals. 

“These dedicated law enforcement professionals have spent their careers protecting their fellow Americans,” said President Obama.  “I am honored to nominate them to serve the American people as U.S. Marshals.”

Beverly Harvard:  Nominee for U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia
Beverly Harvard is currently employed by the United States Transportation Security Administration as the Director of Transportation Security Coordination.  Ms. Harvard began her career at TSA in 2002 as the Deputy Federal Security Director.  Prior to Ms. Harvard’s employment with TSA, she worked for the City of Atlanta Police Department from 1973-2002.  Ms. Harvard worked her way through the ranks to the position of Chief of Police from 1994-2002. Ms. Harvard earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Morris Brown College in 1972 and went on to receive her Master of Science Degree in 1980 from Georgia State University.

David Mark Singer, Nominee for U.S. Marshal for the Central District of California
David Singer serves as Chief of Police for Whittier, California, a position he has held since 2001.  Previously, he served for four years in the United States Air Force and then began his law enforcement career in 1979 at the Signal Hill, California Police Department, where he served for 21 years, including five as Chief of Police.  Mr. Singer is the chair of LA IMPACT, the Los Angeles countywide drug task force, and he is past president of the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association.  Mr. Singer graduated received his bachelors degree in criminal justice and his masters degree in public administration from California State University, Long Beach, where he has served as an adjunct professor.  He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.