Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006

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Author: George W. Bush

Nominations Submitted to the Senate, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006

The following list does not include promotions of members of the Uniformed Services, nominations to the Service Academies, or nominations of Foreign Service officers.

Submitted December 4

Robert M. Gates, of Texas, to be Secretary of Defense, vice Donald Henry Rumsfeld, resigned.

Submitted December 5

Jeffrey Robert Brown, of Illinois, to be a member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2008, vice Bradley D. Belt, resigned, to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.

Gregory B. Cade, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the U.S. Fire Administration, Department of Homeland Security, vice R. David Paulison, resigned.

Sam Fox, of Missouri, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Belgium.

Frederick J. Kapala, of Illinois, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, vice Philip G. Reinhard, retiring.

Heidi M. Pasichow, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of 15 years, vice Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, elevated.

Stanley Davis Phillips, of North Carolina, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Estonia.

Jill E. Sommers, of Kansas, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the remainder of the term expiring April 13, 2009, vice Sharon Brown-Hruska, resigned.

Michael W. Tankersley, of Texas, to be Inspector General, Export-Import Bank (new position).

Submitted December 6

Michael J. Burns, of New Mexico, to be Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs, vice Dale Klein, resigned.

Beryl A. Howell, of the District of Columbia, to be a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission for a term expiring October 31, 2011 (reappointment).

Rosemary E. Rodriguez, of Colorado, to be a member of the Election Assistance Commission for the remainder of the term expiring December 12, 2007, vice Raymundo Martinez III, resigned.

John R. Steer, of Virginia, to be a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission for a term expiring October 31, 2011 (reappointment).

Withdrawn December 6

Tracy A. Henke, of Missouri, to be Executive Director of the Office of State and Local Government Coordination and Preparedness, Department of Homeland Security, vice C. Suzanne Mencer, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on September 5, 2006.

David H. Laufman, of Texas, to be Inspector General, Department of Defense, vice Joseph E. Schmitz, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on June 5, 2006.

Submitted December 7

Thomas Alvin Farr, of North Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, vice Malcolm J. Howard, retired.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Nominations Submitted to the Senate, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006," Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:2144 Original Sources, accessed May 23, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=XV8BBNTVUWKXIN2.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Nominations Submitted to the Senate, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006." Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:2144, Original Sources. 23 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=XV8BBNTVUWKXIN2.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Nominations Submitted to the Senate, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006' in Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, December 8, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:2144. Original Sources, retrieved 23 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=XV8BBNTVUWKXIN2.