For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 14, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE on Thursday, July 13, 2006:
Cindy Lou Courville, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the African Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
Nora Barry Fischer, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, vice Robert J. Cindrich, resigned.
Richard W. Graber, of Wisconsin, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Czech Republic.
Sara Elizabeth Lioi, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, vice Lesley Brooks Wells, retired.
Christopher A. Padilla, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, vice Peter Lichtenbaum.
Calvin L. Scovel, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Transportation, vice Kenneth M. Mead, resigned.
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