SFRC Hearings: Murray, Storella, Entwistle, Benjaminson; Also Carter, Dougherty, Owen and Wohlers

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This week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is holding hearings on the following ambassadorial nominees for Africa. Prepared testimonies and video of the hearings can be viewed here once they are available (usually on the day of the hearing with live stream video).


Presiding: Senator Dodd
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Time: 02:30 PM
Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building

PANEL ONE

  • Christopher W. Murray, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo
  • Mark Charles Storella, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia
  • James Frederick Entwistle, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Eric D. Benjaminson, of Oregon, to be Ambassador to Gabon & to serve concurrently as Ambassador to Sao Tome & Principe

PANEL TWO

  • Phillip Carter III, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to Cote-d’Ivoire
  • J. Thomas Dougherty, of Wyoming, to be Ambassador to Burkina Faso
  • Michael S. Owen, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Sierra Leone
  • Laurence D. Wohlers, of Washington, to be Ambassador to the Central African Republic

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