For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 6, 2006
Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to the Senate
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 United States 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 United States Sentencing Commission for a term expiring October 31, 2011. (Reappointment)
WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:
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.
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