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Press Release: Nominations Sent to the Senate

April 19, 2021

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Faisal Amin, of Maryland, to be Chief Financial Officer, Environmental Protection Agency, vice Holly W. Greaves.

Larry Edward André, Jr., of Texas, 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 the Federal Republic of Somalia.

Robin C. Ashton, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Central Intelligence Agency, vice David B. Buckley, resigned.

Elizabeth Moore Aubin, of Virginia, 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 the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.

Deborah L. Boardman, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland, vice Richard D. Bennett, retiring.

Steven C. Bondy, of New Jersey, 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 the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Maria E. Brewer, of Virginia, 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 the Kingdom of Lesotho.

Tiffany P. Cunningham, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit, vice Evan Jonathan Wallach, retiring.

Maryanne T. Donaghy, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection), vice Tamara Bonzanto.

Shannon Aneal Estenoz, of Florida, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, vice Robert Wallace.

Lydia Kay Griggsby, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland, vice Catherine C. Blake, retired.

Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, vice Merrick B. Garland, retired.

Candace Jackson-Akiwumi, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit, vice Joel M. Flaum, retired.

Marc Evans Knapper, of California, 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 the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Christopher John Lamora, of Rhode Island, 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 the Republic of Cameroon.

Jon Eugene Meyer, of Ohio, to be General Counsel, Department of Homeland Security, vice John Marshall Mitnick.

Tulinabo S. Mushingi, of Virginia, 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 Angola, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.

Julien Xavier Neals, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, vice William J. Martini, retired.

Rupa Ranga Puttagunta, of the District of Columbia, to be Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years, vice Patricia A. Broderick, retired.

Matthew T. Quinn, of Montana, to be Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs, vice Randy Reeves.

Zahid N. Quraishi, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, vice Peter G. Sheridan, retired.

Michael Raynor, of Maryland, 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 the Republic of Senegal, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

Regina M. Rodriguez, of Colorado, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado, vice Marcia S. Krieger, retired.

Patricia L. Ross, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Congressional and Legislative Affairs), vice Brooks D. Tucker.

Michele Jeanne Sison, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Ambassador, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Organization Affairs), vice Kevin Edward Moley, resigned.

Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico, vice Robert C. Brack, retired.

Tanya Marie Trujillo, of New Mexico, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior, vice Timothy R. Petty.

Joseph R. Biden, Press Release: Nominations Sent to the Senate Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/349592

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