For Immediate Release
July 21, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Jane M. Doggett, of Montana, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2012, vice Stephen McKnight, term expired.
Sharon Lynn Hays, of Virginia, to be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, vice Kathie L. Olsen.
Ronald J. James, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, vice Reginald Jude Brown.
Robert W. Johnson, of Nevada, to be Commissioner of Reclamation, vice John W. Keys, III, resigned.
James R. Kunder, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, vice Frederick W. Schieck.
Mary Martin Ourisman, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Barbados, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Bijan Rafiekian, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for the remainder of the term expiring January 20, 2007, vice Linda Mysliwy Conlin.
Karen B. Stewart, of Florida, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Belarus.
Major General Todd I. Stewart, USAF, (Ret.), of Ohio, to be a Member of the National Security Education Board for a term of four years, vice Arthur James Collingsworth, term expiring.
# # #