NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

James Edward Campos, of Nevada, to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, Department of Energy, vice LaDoris Guess Harris.

Michael J. Desmond, of California, to be Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and an Assistant General Counsel in the Department of the Treasury, vice William J. Wilkins.

Patrick Fuchs, of Wisconsin, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board for the term of five years.  (New Position)

Jon Parrish Peede, of Mississippi, to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities for a term of four years, vice William D. Adams.

Lisa Porter, of Virginia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.  (New Position)

Michelle A. Schultz, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board for the term of five years.  (New Position)

Peter C. Wright, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, Environmental Protection Agency, vice Mathy Stanislaus.