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Press Release: Nominations Sent to the Senate

October 19, 2021

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Mari Carmen Aponte, of Puerto Rico, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Panama.

Joseph Donnelly, of Indiana, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Holy See.

Douglas T. Hickey, of Idaho, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Finland.

Maria Rosario Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts for a term of four years, vice Mary Anne Carter.

Michael Kubayanda, of Ohio, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for a term expiring November 22, 2026. (Reappointment)

Shelly C. Lowe, of Arizona, to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities for a term of four years, vice Jon Parrish Peede.

John N. Nkengasong, of Georgia, to be Ambassador at Large, Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally.

John Edward Putnam, of Colorado, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation, vice Steven Gill Bradbury.

Parisa Salehi, of the District of Columbia, to be Inspector General, Export-Import Bank, vice Osvaldo Luis Gratacos Munet, resigned.

Brian Michael Tomney, of Virginia, to be Inspector General of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, vice Laura S. Wertheimer, resigned.

George J. Tsunis, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Greece.

Bruce I. Turner, of Colorado, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as U.S. Representative to the Conference on Disarmament.

Benny R. Wagner, of Tennessee, to be Inspector General of the Tennessee Valley Authority, vice Richard W. Moore, resigned.

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/353016

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