Alonza E. Cruse is the Director, FDA’s Los Angeles District Office where his responsibilities includes providing executive leadership to one of the largest District Offices within FDA’s-Office of Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Cruse implements, manages and evaluates FDA's regulatory operations within the District which is comprised of the state of Arizona and southern California including the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and an Int’l Mail Facility; and provides the Executive leadership and technical direction to a multidisciplinary staff in the execution of investigations, enforcement and compliance programs and in the District's day-to-day management.
Mr. Cruse assumed his current position in October 2000. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Cruse was the Director, Import Operations in FDA’s-New York District Office. He serves on numerous committees within FDA including the Medical Device Field committee, the Import Programs committee and the Human Resources committee. He is the past Chair to the Los Angeles Federal Executive Board and past President to the Western Association of Food & Drug Officials (WAFDO). Mr. Cruse holds a B.S. Degree in Medical Technology from York College and is a graduate of USDA's Graduate School - Executive Leadership Program.
Leadership, Regulatory Agencies and Public Health
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