SFRC Clears 22 State Dept/Ambassador-Nominees

On August 04, 22 State Department and Ambassador-Nominees were endorsed by the Committee on Foreign Relations (without printed report). These nominations now go to the Senate for a full vote.

Ertharin Cousin, of Illinois, for the rank of
Ambassador during her tenure of service as
U. S. Representative to the United Nations
Agencies for Food and Agriculture.

Kerri-Ann Jones, of Maine, to be Assistant
Secretary of State for Oceans and
International Environmental and Scientific
Affairs, vice Claudia A. McMurray, resigned.

David Killion, of the District of Columbia, for
the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of
service as the United States Permanent
Representative to the United Nations
Educational, Scientific, and Cultural
Organization.

Glyn T. Davies, of the District of Columbia, a
Career Member of the Senior Foreign
Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be
Representative of the United States of
America to the Vienna Office of the United
Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.

Glyn T. Davies, of the District of Columbia, a
Career Member of the Senior Foreign
Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be
Representative of the United States of
America to the International Atomic Energy
Agency, with the rank of Ambassador.

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

Martha Larzelere Campbell, of Michigan, a
Career Member of the Senior Foreign
Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Republic of the Marshall
Islands.

John R. Bass, of New York, a Career Member
of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of
Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to Georgia.

James B. Foley, of New York, a Career
Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class
of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to the Republic of
Croatia.

Kenneth E. Gross, Jr., of Virginia, a Career
Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class
of Counselor, to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to the Republic of
Tajikistan.

Teddy Bernard Taylor, of Maryland, a Career
Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class
of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to Papua New
Guinea, and to serve concurrently and
without additional compensation as
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Solomon Islands and
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Republic of Vanuatu.

John Victor Roos, of California, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to Japan.

Judith Gail Garber, of Virginia, a Career
Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class
of Minister-Counselor to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to the Republic of
Latvia.

James Knight, of Alabama, a Career Member
of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of
Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Republic of Benin.

Karen Kornbluh, of New York, to be
Representative of the United States of
America to the Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development, with the rank
of Ambassador.

Bruce J. Oreck, of Colorado, to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to the Republic of
Finland.

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., of Utah, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the People’s Republic of China.

Douglas W. Kmiec, of California, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Republic of Malta.

Jonathan S. Addleton, of Georgia, a Career
Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class
of Career Minister, to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United States of America to Mongolia.

Matthew Winthrop Barzun, of Kentucky, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to Sweden.

William Carlton Eacho, III, of Maryland, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Republic of Austria.

Philip D. Murphy, of New Jersey, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Aaron S. Williams, of Virginia, to be Director of
the Peace Corps, vice Ronald A. Tschetter,
resigned.

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