For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 26, 2004
Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to the Senate
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
John J. Danilovich, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federative Republic of Brazil.
Theodore William Kassinger, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce, vice Samuel W. Bodman, resigned.
Edward R. McPherson, of Texas, to be Under Secretary of Education, vice Eugene Hickok.
Neil McPhie, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, vice Susanne T. Marshall.
Michael Christian Polt, of Tennessee, 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 Serbia and Montenegro.
WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:
John Joseph Grossenbacher, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2004, vice Richard A. Meserve, resigned, and for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2008 (Reappointment), which were sent to the Senate on July 25, 2003.
Susanne T. Marshall, of California, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, vice Beth Susan Slavet, which was sent to the Senate on January 26, 2004.
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