For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 5, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
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 United States 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 United States 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 fifteen 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.
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