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Photo of Craig H. Middlebrook, SLSDC Deputy Administrator
Craig H. Middlebrook serves as the Deputy Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

A member of the Senior Executive Service and a career employee of the SLSDC since 1995, Mr. Middlebrook was the agency’s Chief of Staff from 1996 to 2000, before becoming Deputy Administrator. He served as the agency’s Acting Chief Counsel from 2004 to 2008, as well as Acting Administrator in 2006 and in 2012-2013.

Prior to coming to the SLSDC, Mr. Middlebrook worked on surface transportation issues at the Interstate Commerce Commission and worked for a merchant bank in the City of London. Mr. Middlebrook holds Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Northwestern University. Mr. Middlebrook was the recipient of a Rotary International Scholarship in 1984 and studied at the University of Münster, Germany (1984-85). In 2011, he was awarded the Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Service by President Barack Obama.


SLSDC Advisory Board

David McMillan, Chairman
Senior Vice President, ALLETE, Inc.
Duluth, Minneosta
2012-present

William Mielke, Member
President/CEO, Ruekert-Mielke, Inc.
Waukesha, Wisconsin
2013-present

Dr. Arthur Sulzer, Ed D. (Captain USN Ret.), Member
President, Arthur H. Sulzer Associates, Inc.
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
2013-present