USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Site Notification

Site Notification

U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Meet Our Team

Responsible for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the part of the St. Lawrence Seaway between Montreal and Lake Erie that falls within the territorial limits of the United States, the mission of the GLS is fulfilled at its policy headquarters in Washington, D.C. and its operational headquarters in Massena, N.Y.

Policy Headquarters - Washington, D.C.

  • Administrator - Adam Tindall-Schlicht
  • Deputy Administrator - Anthony (Tony) Fisher
  • Executive Officer - Sylvonica Madlock
  • Senior Advisor - Kevin O'Malley
  • Staff Assistant - Mary Hollomon

Office of the Chief Counsel

  • Chief Counsel - Carrie Mann Lavigne

Office of Congressional and Public Relations

  • Director - Elizabeth Fox

Office of Trade and Economic Development

  • Director - Rebecca Yackley

Operational Headquarters - Massena, N.Y.

  • Associate Administrator - Jeffrey Scharf
  • Manager of Equal Employment Opportunity, Labor Relations and Employee Development - Julie Kuenzler

Office of Human Resources

  • Officer - Tammy Finnegan

Office of Finance and Administration

  • Director - Carrie Rogers

Office of Engineering and Maintenance

  • Director - Anthony Curley

Office of Lock Operations and Marine Services

  • Director - Chris Guimond

Great Lakes Regional Office - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Office of Trade and Economic Development

  • Great Lakes Regional Representative - Peter Hirthe
  • International Trade Officer - Jazmine Jurkiewicz
Last updated: Monday, March 13, 2023