THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2009
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Peter H. Appel, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Department of Transportation, vice Paul R. Brubaker, resigned.
Helen R. Kanovsky, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, vice Robert M. Couch.
Cameron F. Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce, vice Lily Fu Claffee, resigned.
Robert S. Rivkin, of Illinois, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation, vice David James Gribbin, IV, resigned.
William K. Sessions III, of Vermont, to be Chair of the United States Sentencing Commission, vice Ricardo H. Hinojosa.
John D. Trasviña, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, vice Kim Kendrick, resigned.