Last updated on: 6/11/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Michael A. Mason Biography

Title:
Executive Assistant Director for Criminal Investigations at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Executive Assistant Director for Criminal Investigations, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Assistant Director in Charge, FBI’s Washington Field Office, 2003-2006
  • Special Agent in Charge, FBI’s Sacramento Division, 2002-2003
  • Special Assistant to the Director, FBI, 2001-2002
  • Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Section Chief, Applicant Processing Section, FBI’s Buffalo, New York, Division, 1998-2001
  • Supervisor, Syracuse Resident Agency, FBI’s Albany Division, 1994-1998
  • Member of the FBI Director’s security detail, Supervisor in the Personnel Resources Unit and Assistant Inspector in the Inspection Division, FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC, 1990-1994
  • Served on a White Collar Crime/Public Corruption Squad, FBI’s Washington Metropolitan Field Office, Washington, DC, 1990
  • Undercover Agent, narcotics investigations, fugitives, bank robberies and served on the SWAT Team as a sniper/observer, New Haven Division of the FBI, Hartford Resident Agency, 1985-1990
  • Captain, US Marine Corps, 1984
  • Second Lieutenant, US Marine Corps, 1980
Education:
  • Attended Basic School, Quantico, Virginia, 1984
  • Accounting degree, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1980
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do National Security Letters Give Excessive Surveillance Power to the Government?