Confirmations: Shear, Wohlers, Mitchell, DeLaurentis, Moser, Reed, Adams, Chacon, Wayne

The following civilian Executive Nominations for the State Department were confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 2, 2011. Nominations flagged with an asterisk were approved subject to the nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.

PN64 *        Vietnam
David Bruce Shear, 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 Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

PN344 *       Macedonia
Paul D. Wohlers, of Washington, 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 Macedonia.

PN429 *       State/SR Burma
Derek J. Mitchell, of Connecticut, to be Special Representative and Policy
Coordinator for Burma, with the rank of Ambassador.

PN505 *       USUN
Jeffrey DeLaurentis, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.

PN506 *       USUN
Jeffrey DeLaurentis, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, 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 Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations.

PN508 *       Moldova
William H. Moser, of North Carolina, 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 Moldova.

PN548 *       Fiji, Nauru, Tonga and Kiribati
Frankie Annette Reed, of Maryland, 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 the Fiji Islands, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, and the Republic of Kiribati.

PN571 *       State/H
David S. Adams, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Legislative Affairs).

PN650 *       Guatemala
Arnold A. Chacon, 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 Guatemala.

PN651 *       Mexico
Earl Anthony Wayne, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Personal Rank of Career Ambassador, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mexico.

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