For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 23, 2001
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Robert M. Beecroft, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Head of Mission, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Arden Bement, Jr., of Indiana, to be Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, vice Raymond G. Kammer, resigned.
John Marshall, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, vice Terrence J. Brown, resigned.
Charles Lester Pritchard, of Virginia, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Special Envoy for Negotiations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and United States Representative to the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO).
Melvin F. Sembler, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Italy.
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