President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:

James Morhard of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Mr. Morhard currently serves as the U.S. Senate Deputy Sergeant at Arms.  Previously, he served as Staff Director of the Senate Appropriations Committee where he managed the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies and the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Mr. Morhard began his career in the Secretary of the Navy’s Office of the Comptroller. He earned his B.S. in accounting from St. Francis University, M.B.A from George Washington University, and J.D. from Georgetown University.

Charles Wickser Banta of New York, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term of six years.

 Michelle Itczak of Indiana, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term of six years. 

Barbara Coleen Long of Missouri, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term of six years. 

Carleton Varney of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term of six years.

President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key positions:

Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Council of Governors for a term of two years.

 Elizabeth “Liz” Sara of the District of Columbia, to be Chairperson of the National Women’s Business Council.