White House nominations (Senate & Congressional Hearings):
Highlights: John Bolton, John Negroponte, Stephen Johnson (EPA)

     In the Select Committee on Intelligence

Mar 17, 05   PN329   Executive Office of the President
      John D. Negroponte, of New York, to be 
Appointed    Director of National Intelligence.


     In the Committee on the Judiciary

Feb 14, 05   PN200   The Judiciary
        William H. Pryor, Jr., of Alabama, to be United States
Appointed    Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN198   The Judiciary
          Henry W. Saad, of Michigan, to be United States
             Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN197   The Judiciary
           Susan Bieke Neilson, of Michigan, to be United States
             Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN196   The Judiciary
        David W. McKeague, of Michigan, to be United States
Appointed    Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN195   The Judiciary
          Richard A. Griffin, of Michigan, to be United States
Appointed    Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN194   The Judiciary
      Priscilla Richman Owen, of Texas, to be United States
Appointed    Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN193   The Judiciary
          William James Haynes II, of Virginia, to be United States
             Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.

Feb 14, 05   PN192   The Judiciary
          Terrence W. Boyle, of North Carolina, to be United States
             Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
Mar 14, 05 PN303 Department of Justice Paul D. Clement, of Virginia, to be Solicitor General of the United States. Mar 01, 05 PN258 The Judiciary Brian Edward Sandoval, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada. Feb 17, 05 PN224 Department of Justice Stephen Joseph Murphy III, of Michigan, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan for the term of four years. Feb 17, 05 PN223 Department of Justice Anthony Jerome Jenkins, of Virgin Islands, to be United States Attorney for the District of the Virgin Islands for the term of four years. Feb 14, 05 PN213 Department of Justice Earl Cruz Aguigui, of Guam, to be United States Marshal for the District of Guam and concurrently United States Marshal for the District of the Northern Mariana Islands for the term of four years. Feb 14, 05 PN212 Department of Justice Gretchen C. F. Shappert, of North Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina for the term of four years. Feb 14, 05 PN210 The Judiciary Peter G. Sheridan, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey. Feb 14, 05 PN209 The Judiciary Robert J. Conrad, Jr., of North Carolina, to be United States Appointed District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina. Feb 14, 05 PN208 The Judiciary James C. Dever III, of North Carolina, to be United States Appointed District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Feb 14, 05 PN207 The Judiciary Sean F. Cox, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. Feb 14, 05 PN206 The Judiciary Thomas L. Ludington, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. Feb 14, 05 PN205 The Judiciary Daniel P. Ryan, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. Feb 14, 05 PN203 The Judiciary Brett M. Kavanaugh, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. Feb 14, 05 PN202 The Judiciary Appointed Thomas B. Griffith, of Utah, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. Feb 14, 05 PN201 The Judiciary Janice Rogers Brown, of California, to be United States Appointed Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Feb 14, 05 PN191 The Judiciary Feb 14, 05 The Judiciary Jennifer M. Anderson, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years. Feb 14, 05 The Judiciary Thomas B. Griffith, of Utah, to be a Circuit Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals Feb 14, 05 PN190 The Judiciary Laura Alicia Cordero, of the District of Columbia, to be an Appointed Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years. Feb 14, 05 PN189 The Judiciary Juliet JoAnn McKenna, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years. Feb 14, 05 PN188 The Judiciary Appointed A. Noel Anketell Kramer, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals for the term of fifteen years. Feb 14, 05 PN211 The Judiciary Appointed Paul A. Crotty, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Jan 24, 05 PN118 Department of Justice Stephen Thomas Conboy, of Virginia, to be United States Marshal for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of four years. In the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Mar 14, 05 PN299 Department of Agriculture Charles F. Conner, of Indiana, to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jan 24, 05 PN69 Department of Agriculture Thomas C. Dorr, of Iowa, to be a Member of the Boards of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation, vice Jill L. Long, resigned. Jan 24, 05 PN68 Department of Agriculture Thomas C. Dorr, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development. In the Committee on Armed Services Mar 15, 05 PN324 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Brigadier General Sue Ellen Turner, United States Air Force , Retired, of Texas, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN323 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Samuel Knox Skinner, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN322 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Claude M. Kicklighter, of Georgia, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN321 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission General James T. Hill, United States Army, Retired, of Florida, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN320 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission James V. Hansen, of Utah, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN319 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Admiral Harold W. Gehman, Jr., United States Navy, Retired, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN318 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Philip Coyle, of California, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Mar 15, 05 PN317 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission James H. Bilbray, of Nevada, to be a Member of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Jan 24, 05 PN73 National Security Education Board Andrew J. McKenna, Jr., of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Security Education Board for a term of four years. Jan 24, 05 PN70 Department of Defense Peter Cyril Wyche Flory, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense. In the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Feb 28, 05 PN228 Department of the Treasury John C. Dugan, of Maryland, to be Comptroller of the Currency Appointed for a term of five years. Jan 24, 05 PN78 National Institute of Building Sciences William Hardiman, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences for a term expiring September 7, 2006. Jan 24, 05 PN76 Department of Housing and Urban Development Pamela Hughes Patenaude, of New Hampshire, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. In the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Jan 11, 05 PN122 Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, of New Jersey, to be Appointed Secretary of Homeland Security Mar 17, 05 PN88 Department of Health and Human Services Daniel R. Levinson, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services. Mar 15, 05 PN89 Department of State Howard J. Krongard, of New Jersey, to be Inspector General, Department of State. Feb 28, 05 PN234 Executive Office of the President Appointed Linda Morrison Combs, of North Carolina, to be Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget. Jan 24, 05 PN117 United States Postal Service Louis J. Giuliano, of New York, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2014. Jan 24, 05 PN116 Postal Rate Commission Tony Hammond, of Virginia, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for a term expiring October 14, 2010. Jan 24, 05 PN114 United States Postal Service Carolyn L. Gallagher, of Texas, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 2009. Jan 24, 05 PN112 General Services Administration Brian David Miller, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, General Services Administration. Jan 24, 05 PN119 Foreign Claims Settlement Commission David B. Rivkin, Jr., of Virginia, to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for the term expiring September 30, 2007. In the Committee on Veterans' Affairs Feb 18, 05 PN225 Department of Veterans Affairs Jonathan Brian Perlin, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary for Health Appointed of the Department of Veterans Affairs for a term of four years. In the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Mar 04, 05 PN284 Department of Energy David Garman, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Energy. In the Committee on Environment and Public Works Mar 17, 05 PN328 Environmental Protection Agency Stephen L. Johnson, of Maryland, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Feb 14, 05 PN182 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Peter B. Lyons, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Appointed Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2009. Feb 14, 05 PN181 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Gregory B. Jaczko, of the District of Columbia, to be a Appointed Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2008. Mar 17, 05 PN71 Department of Defense John Paul Woodley, Jr., of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army. Feb 08, 05 PN136 Mississippi River Commission Appointed Brigadier General William T. Grisoli, United States Army, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission. Jan 24, 05 PN85 Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence In National Environmental Policy Foundation Michael Butler, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2008. Jan 24, 05 PN84 Morris K. Udall Scholorship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation D. Michael Rappoport, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2008. Jan 24, 05 PN83 Mississippi River Commission Major General Don T. Riley, United States Army, to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission. Jan 24, 05 PN82 Environmental Protection Agency Luis Luna, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Jan 24, 05 PN81 Environmental Protection Agency Thomas V. Skinner, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Jan 04, 05 PN4 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Albert Henry Konetzni, Jr., of New York, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2009. In the Committee on Finance Jan 04, 05 PN7 Social Security Administration Jeffrey Robert Brown, of Illinois, to be a Member of Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2008. In the Committee on Foreign Relations Mar 17, 05 PN327 Department of State John Robert Bolton, of Maryland, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during his tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. Mar 17, 05 PN326 Department of State Appointed John Robert Bolton, of Maryland, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations. Mar 17, 05 PN99 Department of State Appointed Joseph R. DeTrani, of Virginia, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Special Envoy for the Six Party Talks. Mar 14, 05 PN301 Department of State Robert Joseph, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. Mar 08, 05 PN295 Department of State Daniel Fried, of the District of Columbia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs). Feb 28, 05 PN233 Overseas Private Investment Corporation Christopher J. Hanley, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 2006. Feb 14, 05 PN184 Inter-American Foundation Appointed Roger Francisco Noriega, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2006. Feb 14, 05 PN183 Inter-American Foundation Appointed Adolfo A. Franco, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2008. Feb 08, 05 PN137-2 Foreign Service The following-named Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service of the Department of Commerce for promotion within and into the Senior Foreign Service to the class indicated: Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor: Edgar Fulton, Jr. Jan 24, 05 PN120-2 Foreign Service Nominations beginning Donald B. Clark, and ending Michael T. Fritz, which 4 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on January 24, 2005. Jan 24, 05 PN97 Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Jay T. Snyder, of New York, to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2007. Jan 24, 05 PN96 Inter-American Foundation Jack Vaughn, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2006. Jan 24, 05 PN95 Inter-American Foundation Roger W. Wallace, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2008. Jan 24, 05 PN94 Executive Office of the President Jorge A. Plasencia, of Florida, to be a Member of the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting for a term expiring October 27, 2006. Jan 24, 05 PN93 Broadcasting Board of Governors Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2007. Jan 24, 05 PN92 Broadcasting Board of Governors D. Jeffrey Hirschberg, of Wisconsin, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2007. Jan 24, 05 PN91 Broadcasting Board of Governors Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Jan 24, 05 PN90 Inter-American Foundation Nadine Hogan, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring June 26, 2008. Jan 04, 05 PN10 Inter-American Foundation Roger Francisco Noriega, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2006. Jan 04, 05 PN9 Inter-American Foundation Adolfo A. Franco, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2008. In the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Mar 14, 05 PN302 National Museum and Library Services Board Kim Wang, of California, to be a Member of the National Museum and Library Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 2009. Feb 15, 05 PN214 Department of Health and Human Services Lester M. Crawford, of Maryland, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services. Jan 24, 05 PN110 Barry Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence In Education Foundation Charles P. Ruch, of South Dakota, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring August 11, 2010. Jan 24, 05 PN108 National Labor Relations Board Ronald E. Meisburg, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board for the term of five years expiring August 27, 2008. Jan 24, 05 PN107 James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation George Perdue, of Georgia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation for a term expiring November 5, 2006. Jan 24, 05 PN106 Legal Services Corporation Bernice Phillips, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2005. Jan 24, 05 PN105 Legal Services Corporation Thomas A. Fuentes, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2005. Jan 24, 05 PN103 National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Harry Robinson, Jr., of Texas, to be a Member of the National Museum Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 2008. Jan 24, 05 PN101 Department of Education Craig T. Ramey, of West Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences for a term of two years. In the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Mar 17, 05 PN325 Department of Transportation Joseph H. Boardman, of New York, to be Administrator of the Appointed Federal Railroad Administration. Mar 14, 05 PN300 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Michael D. Griffin, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Feb 28, 05 PN231 Consumer Product Safety Commission Nancy Ann Nord, of the District of Columbia, to be a Appointed Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2005. Feb 28, 05 PN229 Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority William Cobey, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Appointed Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for a term expiring May 30, 2010. Jan 24, 05 PN80 Amtrak Enrique J. Sosa, of Florida, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years. Jan 24, 05 PN79 Reform Board (Amtrak) Floyd Hall, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five year Links: Center for Public Integrity: LobbyWatch, Alliance for Justice, People For the American Way Back to my home page or reference page