Kevin M. Tokarski
Associate Administrator for Strategic Sealift
Kevin Tokarski graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation and Business Management and holds a Master of Arts degree in General Administration (Financial Management) from the University of Maryland (1990); and from the Naval War College, College of Naval Warfare a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies (1993).
Mr. Tokarski was selected to serve in the Senior Executive Service in 2008, as Associate Administrator with responsibilities that included: government-owned capabilities in the Ready Reserve Force and National Defense Reserve Fleet; cargo and commercial sealift capabilities in the Maritime Security Program and cargo preference programs; Emergency Preparedness & Response; Ship Disposal; and maritime training & workforce development. He also supports civil emergency planning for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Operations Division as the Chairman of the Transport Group – Ocean Shipping.
Since joining the Maritime Administration in 1985 in the Division of Ship Management, Mr. Tokarski has held a variety of assignments spanning different aspects of ship operations, from mobilization and sealift, to readiness and security, and marine transportation and domestic emergency response.