That was quick! On May 5th, the SFRC endorsed these nominees and yesterday, the full Senate confirmed the following State Department nominations:
Ivo H. Daalder, of Virginia, to be United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
Officially In: General Eikenberry to Kabul and Other Nominees
SFRC Hearings: Nominations of Burk, Daalder
WH announcement here, Brookings bio here)
Johnnie Carson, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African
Luis C. de Baca, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking, with rank of Ambassador at Large.
CONFIRMATIONS — (Senate – May 06, 2009)
[Page: S5248] GPO’s PDF