SFRC Hearings: Ten Ambassador-Nominees Before the Senate Today

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
UNITED STATES SENATE
111th CONGRESS
1st SESSION

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Time
: 10:15 A.M.
Place: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Presiding: Senator Feingold


Nominees:


Panel 1:

  • The Honorable Charles Aaron Ray, of Maryland
    to be Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe

  • The Honorable Gayleatha Beatrice Brown,of New Jersey
    to be Ambassador to Burkina Faso

  • Donald Henry Gips, of Colorado
    to be Ambassador to South Africa

  • James Knight, of Alabama
    to be Ambassador to the Republic of Benin

  • Earl Michael Irving, of California
    to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Swaziland


Panel 2:

  • Jerry P. Lanier, of North Carolina
    to be Ambassador to the Republic of Uganda

  • Michael Anthony Battle Sr., of Georgia
    to be Representative of the United States
    to the African Union, with the rank and
    status of Ambassador

  • Alfonso E. Lenhardt, of New York
    to be Ambassador to Tanzania

  • The Honorable Pamela J. Slutz
    to be Ambassador to Burundi

  • Patricia Newton Moller, of Arkansas
    to be Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea

To view the video of the confirmation hearings, click on the heading “NOMINATIONS” on this page and the Committee Channel should pop up. Click on the names of nominees to open up the pdf files of their testimonies/opening statements. You can also check my new Ambassadors Hearing Page for quick links to videos and confirmation statements.

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