PORT HURON, Mich. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), announces the selection of Mr. Michael Fox as the Area Port Director in Port Huron, MI.
Mr. Fox most recently held the position of Assistant Area Port Director in Cleveland OH. As the Assistant Area Port Director for passenger operations, he was the principle field manager over all aspects of passenger processing including immigration functions, commercial, private and government aircraft along with sea going vessels. Mr. Fox was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Great Lakes Coordinating Council and a member of the North East Ohio Regional Area Maritime Security Subcommittee.
Mr. Fox completed assignments at CBP Headquarters in Washington, D.C. where he worked on the OFO’s budget formulation team, responsible for synchronizing financial planning process with OFO’s Strategic Plan to support senior leadership in identifying and acquiring OFO’s annual budget resources. “I am honored to be named as the CBP Area Port Director for the Area Port of Port Huron and I look forward to leading the men and women who work tirelessly to serve and protect our country,” said Area Port Director Fox. “We are steadfast in our commitment to our border security mission, to our community, and facilitating lawful trade and travel.”
Port Director Fox spent 27 years combined service in the United State Marine Corps and the U.S. Army and retired as a Sergeant Major. Mr. Fox is graduate of the United States Sergeants Major Academy.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.