Todd Jones Named Acting Director of ATF

U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota

On August 30, 2011, Attorney General Eric Holder named NAFUSA member B. Todd Jones, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota, the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Jones assumed his duties at ATF on August 31. He will continue as U.S. Attorney.

President Barack Obama nominated Jones for the position of United States Attorney in 2009. President Bill Clinton had appointed him to the same position in 1998, and he served until 2001. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. Jones has served in the United States Marine Corps.