Nominations Confirmed: August 5

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Here’s a list of nominees unanimously confirmed by the Senate this evening to serve in President Obama’s Administration:

  • Cathy Jo Jones, of Ohio, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio for the term of four years
  • Edward L. Stanton, III, of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee for the term of four years
  • Stephen R. Wigginton, of Illinois, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois for the term of four years
  • Timothy Q. Purdon, of North Dakota, to be United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota for the term of four years
  • Willie Ransome Stafford III, of North Carolina, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of North Carolina for the term of four years
  • Arthur Darrow Baylor, of Alabama, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Alabama for the term of four years
  • John F. Walsh, of Colorado, to be United States Attorney for the District of Colorado for the term of four years
  • William J. Ihlenfeld, II, of West Virginia, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia for the term of four years
  • John William Vaudreuil, of Wisconsin, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin for the term of four years
  • Mark Lloyd Ericks, of Washington, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Washington for the term of four years
  • Joseph Patrick Faughnan, Sr., of Connecticut, to be United States Marshal for the District of Connecticut for the term of four years
  • Harold Michael Oglesby, of Arkansas, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Arkansas for the term of four years
  • Conrad Ernest Candelaria, of New Mexico, to be United States Marshal for the District of New Mexico for the term of four years
  • James R. Clapper, of Virginia, to be Director of National Intelligence
  • Phillip Carter III, 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 Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Bisa Williams, of New Jersey, 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 Niger
  • Gerald M. Feierstein, of Pennsylvania, 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 Yemen
  • Helen Patricia Reed-Rowe, of Maryland, 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 Palau
  • Patrick S. Moon, 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Christopher W. Murray, of New York, 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 the Congo
  • Mark Charles Storella, of Maryland, 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 Zambia
  • J. Thomas Dougherty, of Wyoming, 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 Burkina Faso
  • Eric D. Benjaminson, of Oregon, 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 Gabonese Republic, 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
  • Maura Connelly, 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 Republic of Lebanon
  • Daniel Bennett Smith, 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 Greece
  • James Frederick Entwistle, 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Laurence D. Wohlers, of Washington, 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 Central African Republic
  • Judith R. Fergin, of Washington, 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 Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
  • Michael S. Owen, 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 Sierra Leone
  • Robert Porter Jackson, 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 Republic of Cameroon
  • James Franklin Jeffrey, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq
  • Alejandro Daniel Wolff, 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 Republic of Chile
  • Scot Alan Marciel, 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 Republic of Indonesia
  • Terence Patrick McCulley, of Oregon, 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 Nigeria
  • Pamela E. Bridgewater Awkard, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Jamaica
  • Michele Thoren Bond, of the District of Columbia, 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
  • Paul W. Jones, of New York, 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 Malaysia
  • Phyllis Marie Powers, 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 Republic of Panama
  • Neile L. Miller, of Maryland, to be Principal Deputy Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration
  • Rose M. Likins, 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 Republic of Peru
  • Luis E. Arreaga-Rodas, 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 Republic of Iceland
  • Peter Michael McKinley, 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 Republic of Colombia
  • J. Michelle Childs, of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
  • Richard Mark Gergel, of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
  • Leonard Philip Stark, of Delaware, to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware
  • James A. Wynn, Jr., of North Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
  • Melinda L. Haag, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of California for the term of four years
  • Barry R. Grissom, of Kansas, to be United States Attorney for the District of Kansas for the term of four years
  • David J. Hickton, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years
  • Donald Martin O’Keefe, of California, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of California for the term of four years
  • James Thomas Fowler, of Tennessee, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Tennessee for the term of four years
  • Craig Ellis Thayer, of Washington, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Washington for the term of four years
  • Joseph Anthony Papili, of Delaware, to be United States Marshal for the District of Delaware for the term of four years
  • James Alfred Thompson, of Utah, to be United States Marshal for the District of Utah for the term of four years

As always, this list does not include military promotions which were agreed to.

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “Nominations Confirmed: August 5

  1. joeff

    Big effing deal. Bunch of US Attorneys and ambassadors. Not a single district judge–and circuit judges? Fuggedaboudit!

  2. joeff

    Never mind. List updated.

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