For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 15, 2007
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Goli Ameri, of Oregon, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Educational and Cultural Affairs), vice Dina Habib Powell.
Grace C. Becker, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Wan J. Kim.
Thomas C. Carper, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years, vice Sylvia de Leon, term expired.
Craig W. Duehring, of Minnesota, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, vice Michael L. Dominguez.
Ana M. Guevara, of Florida, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of two years, vice Jennifer L. Dorn, term expired.
Nathan J. Hochman, of California, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Eileen J. O'Connor.
Tracy Ralph Justesen, of Utah, to be Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education, vice John H. Hager, resigned.
Neel T. Kashkari, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. (New Position)
Nancy A. Naples, of New York, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years, vice Enrique J. Sosa, resigned.
James B. Peake, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs, vice Jim Nicholson, resigned.
Denver Stutler, Jr., of Florida, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years, vice David McQueen Laney, term expiring.
Eric M. Thorson, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of the Treasury, vice Harold Damelin, resigned.
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