Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2009
Thomas E. Perez, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Wan J. Kim.
Lawrence E. Strickling, of Illinois, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, vice John M. R. Kneuer.
Hilary Chandler Tompkins, of New Mexico, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior, vice David Longly Bernhardt, resigned.
Ines R. Triay, of New Mexico, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Environmental Management), vice James A. Rispoli, resigned.
WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:
Jonathan Z. Cannon, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Marcus C. Peacock, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on March 11, 2009.