Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to Senate 26 April

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John Z. Lee, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit, vice Diane P. Wood, retiring.

Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, vice M. Margaret McKeown, retiring.

Stephen Henley Locher, of Iowa, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa, vice John Alfred Jarvey, retired.

Nancy L. Maldonado, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, vice Matthew F. Kennelly, retired.

Gregory Brian Williams, of Delaware, to be United States District Judge for the District of Delaware, vice Leonard Philip Stark, elevated.

Rachelle L. Crowe, of Illinois, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois for the term of four years, vice Stephen R. Wigginton, resigned.

Joshua D. Hurwit, of Idaho, to be United States Attorney for the District of Idaho for the term of four years, vice Bart M. Davis, resigned.

Gerard M. Karam, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years, vice David J. Freed, resigned.

Jacqueline C. Romero, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years, vice William M. McSwain, resigned.

Phillip A. Talbert, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California for the term of four years, vice McGregor W. Scott, resigned.

Jaime Areizaga-Soto, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals for a term of six years, vice Cheryl L. Mason, resigning.

Carol Spahn, of Maryland, to be Director of the Peace Corps, vice Josephine Olsen.

Steven M. Dettelbach, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, vice B. Todd Jones, resigned.

Cynthia Dyer, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking, with the rank of Ambassador at Large, vice John Cotton Richmond.

Rachna Sachdeva Korhonen, 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 Mali.

Richard Lee Buangan, 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 Mongolia.

Michael Alan Ratney, of Massachusetts, 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 Saudi Arabia.

Michael C. Gonzales, 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 Zambia.

Geoffrey R. Pyatt, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Energy Resources), vice Francis R. Fannon.

WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Susan Harthill, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission for a term expiring April 27, 2027, vice James J. Sullivan, Jr., term expired, which was sent to the Senate on January 4, 2022.

Amanda Howe, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Craig Hooks, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on June 15, 2021.

James Arthur Jemison II, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, vice Robert Hunter Kurtz, which was sent to the Senate on January 4, 2022.

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