Carla PROBST, chief of the U.S. Border Patrol has been named.
The U.S. Border Patrol has its first female chief in its 94-year history.
Carla Provost, had been acting chief since April of 2017, so that was your appointment on Thursday, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan as no surprise. The position is not subject to Senate confirmation.
Only about 5 percent of the Border Patrol to 20,000 agents are women. Provost says women rose through the ranks, send a signal, and that, while she is the first female chief, you are also not the last.
Provost of the Border Patrol joined in the year 1995 as a broker in Douglas, Arizona. She worked in top management positions in El Paso, Texas, in El Centro, California, before transferring to the Central office in the year 2015, where she focused on efforts to clamp on corruption, misconduct and mismanagement.