|Who is on the Foreign-Trade Zones Board?
- The Foreign-Trade Zones Board is comprised of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the Treasury.
The Board is chaired by the Secretary of Commerce. The Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection also
plays a key role, as it did prior to its recent move from Treasury to the Department of Homeland Security, providing a
position during the FTZ Board voting process with respect to customs security, control, and
resource matters. The Board has delegated action authority on most matters to a Committee of
Alternates, which is composed of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration and
the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax, Trade, and