September 17, 2003
Celebrates the Swearing In of Administrator Karen Tandy
General John Ashcroft administered the oath of office to Ms. Tandy.
Ms. Tandy's husband, Steve Pomerantz (second from right), looked
on along with and Rabbi Bruce Aft (second from left).
9th Administrator, Karen Tandy was officially sworn into her new office
by Attorney General John Ashcroft yesterday. The ceremony took place outside
the DEA headquarters buildings in Arlington, Virginia. Office of National
Drug Control Policy Director John Walters and former DEA Administrator
John C. Lawn also spoke at the event, congratulating Tandy and praising
her record as a prosecutor and head of several highly successful anti-drug
programs during her career at the Department of Justice.
about Ms. Tandy and her record
Release about Ms. Tandy's Senate Confirmation
ceremony, Karen Tandy beamed
as the DEA Choir sang "The Yellow Rose of Texas," in honor
of her home state.
Administrator John Lawn
National Drug Control Policy Director
Special Agent Kevin
Donnelly, a member of DEA's Black and Gold Bagpipers, salutes Ms. Tandy.