For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 7, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Jovita Carranza, of Illinois, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration, vice Melanie Sabelhaus, resigned.
Paul DeCamp, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, vice Tammy Dee McCutchen, resigned, to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
Michael F. Duffy, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of six years expiring August 30, 2012 (Reappointment), to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
Lauren M. Maddox, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach, Department of Education, vice Kevin F. Sullivan, resigned.
Daniel Meron, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services, vice Alex Azar, II, to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
Mary E. Peters, of Arizona, to be Secretary of Transportation, vice Norman Y. Mineta, resigned.
Dean A. Pinkert, of Virginia, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for the term expiring December 16, 2015, vice Jennifer Anne Hillman, term expiring.
Irving A. Williamson, of New York, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for the term expiring June 16, 2014, vice Stephen Koplan, term expired.
Donald Y. Yamamoto, 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 Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
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