Pending Nominations Update – August 2009

The following are the pending State Department nominations in the Committee on Foreign Relations as of August 7. For the list of the most recent confirmation prior to the summer recess, click here. The Senate resumes business on Tuesday, September 8.

Aug 07, 09 PN910 Department of State
Barry B. White, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Norway.

Aug 06, 09 PN874 Department of State
Alan D. Solomont, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Spain, and to serve
concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to
Andorra.

Aug 06, 09 PN873 Department of State
William E. Kennard, of the District of Columbia, to be Representative
of the United States of America to the European Union, with the rank
and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Aug 06, 09 PN872 Department of State
Jose W. Fernandez, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of State
(Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs).

Jul 29, 09 PN829 Department of State
Robert D. Hormats, of New York, to be United States Alternate Governor
of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a
term of five years; United States Alternate Governor of the
Inter-American Development Bank for a term of five years; United
States Alternate Governor of the African Development Bank for a term
of five years; United States Alternate Governor of the African
Development Fund; United States Alternate Governor of the Asian
Development Bank; and United States Alternate Governor of the European
Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Jul 28, 09 PN822 Department of State
Mary Jo Wills, of the District of Columbia, 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 Mauritius, and to serve concurrently and without
additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of
Seychelles.

Jul 22, 09 PN798 Department of State
Alberto M. Fernandez, 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 Equatorial Guinea.

Jul 20, 09 PN795 Department of State
Robert D. Hormats, of New York, to be an Under Secretary of State
(Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs).

Jul 20, 09 PN794 Department of State
Lee Andrew Feinstein, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of
Poland.

Jul 07, 09 PN710 Department of State
Michael H. Posner, of New York, to be Assistant Secretary of State for
Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

Jun 24, 09 PN650 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
James Legarde Hudson, of the District of Columbia, to be United States
Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Jun 08, 09 PN552 Department of State
David C. Jacobson, of Illinois, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Canada.

The two nominations below were reported out of SFRC on July 28 but have not been confirmed by the full Senate when it left for the summer break. You can read more on these two nominations here.

Arturo A. Valenzuela, of the District of
Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of
State (Western Hemisphere Affairs), vice
Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., resigned.

Thomas Alfred Shannon, Jr., of Virginia, 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 the Federative Republic of Brazil.

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