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Posted on: December 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port Director Retiring

CBP Port Director Jennifer Connors

United States Customs and Border Protection Port Director, Jennifer Connors, is retiring after 25 years of federal service.  Connors began her tenure at the Port of Palm Beach ten years ago. Prior to that, she served in the Miami area.

CBP Port Director Jennifer Connors and Chief of Staff Deirdre Leigh aboard cruise ship

Connors' leadership is commendable as her focus has always been both public safety and maintaining the flow of commerce. 

During her time at the helm, Connors has lead her team through several significant occasions including the screening of Hurricane Dorian victims who arrived at the Port in September 2019, a seizure of more than $2 million in counterfeit merchandise and numerous arrests of wanted individuals.

The Port of Palm Beach Commisisoners and staff thank Connors for her dedication to the Port and her country. She will be dearly missed and we wish her a happy retirement. 

CBP Port Director Jennifer Connors on gangway

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