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U.S. Marshal Nominees - 111th Congress

Eastern District of Louisiana

Genny May, to be U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Nominated by President Obama on July 31, 2009

Lieutenant Colonel Genny May, Deputy Superintendent of Support, is a thirty-one year veteran of the Louisiana State Police, having served with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office prior to her employment with State Police. As Lieutenant Colonel of Support, she is responsible for the Training Academy, Joint Emergency Services Training Center, Crime Lab, Support Services and Technical Support. Prior to this appointment, Lieutenant Colonel May served as the Deputy Superintendent, Bureau of Investigations, responsible for the operation of the Detective, Narcotics, Insurance Fraud, Investigative Support, and Gaming Divisions.

Lieutenant Colonel May has extensive career experience in training, investigations and patrol. She is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 168th Session and holds a Masters of Public Administration from Louisiana State University and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Southern University, Baton Rouge. In addition, in February 2009 she retired as a Master Chief from the United States Navy Reserve after twenty-three years of service.

Lieutenant Colonel May is the recipient of numerous awards and honors from both her law enforcement and military service. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice