Nominations Sent to Senate 8 January

The White House

Ventris C. Gibson, of Virginia, to be Director of the Mint for a term of five years, vice David J. Ryder.

Musetta Tia Johnson, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for the term of fifteen years to expire on the date prescribed by law, vice Scott Wallace Stucky, term expired.

Rebecca E. Jones Gaston, of Oregon, to be Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, vice Elizabeth Darling.

January Contreras, of Arizona, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services, vice Lynn A. Johnson.

Caroline Kennedy, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of Australia.

Michelle Kwan, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Belize.

Robert A. Wood, of New York, to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.

Summer Kristine Mersinger, of South Dakota, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the remainder of the term expiring April 13, 2023, vice Dan Michael Berkovitz.

Caroline D. Pham, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2027, vice Dawn DeBerry Stump, term expiring.

WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Clayborne Carson, of California, to be a Member of the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board (New Position), which was sent to the Senate on June 17, 2021.

Robert Garcia, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2023, vice James L. Henderson, term expired, which was sent to the Senate on June 24, 2021.

Robert Otto Burciaga Valdez, of New Mexico, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, vice Richard G. Frank, which was sent to the Senate on October 28, 2021.

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