For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 9, 2008
Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to the Senate
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Jerry Gayle Bridges, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Education, vice John Portman Higgins, resigned.
Sean T. Connaughton, of Virginia, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 2012, vice A. Paul Anderson, resigned.
J. Mac Davis, of Wisconsin, to be United Stated District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, vice John C. Shabaz, retiring.
Loretta A. Preska, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, vice Chester J. Straub, retired.
Pamela A. Redfield, of Nebraska, to be a Member of the National Museum and Library Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 2013, vice Amy Owen, term expiring.
WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Joaquin F. Blaya, of Florida, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2008 (Reappointment), which was sent to the Senate on October 18, 2007.
Dennis M. Mulhaupt, of California, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2008, vice Blanquita Walsh Cullum, term expired, which was sent to the Senate on October 18, 2007.
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