SFRC Clears 14 State Dept Nominations

Fernandez, Barton, King, Kennard, Lomellin, Stroum, Polt, Tefft, Huebner, Prahar,

Also clears MCC’s Yohannes, IADB’s Arnavat and EBRD’s Hudson

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee cleared the following nominations yesterday (reported on November 17, 2009 by Mr. Kerry without printed report). These nominations now go to the Senate for a full vote.

Jose W. Fernandez, of New York, to be an
Assistant Secretary of State (Economic,
Energy, and Business Affairs), vice Daniel S.
Sullivan, resigned.

Frederick D. Barton, of Maine, to be
Representative of the United States of
America on the Economic and Social Council
of the United Nations, with the rank of
Ambassador.

Frederick D. Barton, of Maine, to be an
Alternate 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 on the Economic and Social Council
of the United Nations.

Robert R. King, of Virginia, to be Special
Envoy on North Korean Human Rights
Issues, with the rank of Ambassador.

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.

Carmen Lomellin, of Virginia, to be Permanent
Representative of the United States of
America to the Organization of American
States, with the rank of Ambassador, vice
Hector E. Morales, resigned.

Cynthia Stroum, of Washington, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to Luxembourg.

Michael C. Polt, of Tennessee, 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
Estonia.

John F. Tefft, 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 Ukraine.

David Huebner, of California, to be
Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to New Zealand, and to serve
concurrently and without additional
compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to Samoa.

Peter Alan Prahar, 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 Federated
States of Micronesia.


MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

Daniel W. Yohannes, of Colorado, to be Chief
Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge
Corportation, vice John J. Danilovich,
resigned.


INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Gustavo Arnavat, of New York, to be United
States Executive Director of the Inter-
American Development Bank for a term of
three years, vice Miguel R. San Juan.


EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

James LaGarde Hudson, of the District of
Columbia, to be United States Director of the
European Bank for Reconstruction and
Development, vice Kenneth L. Peel.

%d bloggers like this: