Porter Goss
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"Porter Johnston Goss" is an Politics of the United States/American politician who was the first Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (DCIA) and the last Director of Central Intelligence following the passage of the 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, which abolished the DCI position. Goss served as a Republican Party (United States)/Republican member of the United States House of Representatives/U.S. House of Representatives from 1989 until he took up his post at the agency.

Goss represented the Florida's 14th congressional district, which includes Lee County, Florida/Lee County, Fort Myers, Florida/Fort Myers, Naples, Florida/Naples, and part of Port Charlotte, Florida/Port Charlotte. He served for a time as the chairman of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence/House Intelligence Committee. Goss was a co-sponsor of the USA PATRIOT Act and was a co-chair of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001/Joint 9/11 Intelligence Inquiry.

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