NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Erhard R. Chorle, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board for a term expiring August 28, 2022, vice Michael Schwartz, resigned.

William Cooper, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy, vice Steven Croley, resigned.

James Paul Gfrerer, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Information and Technology), vice LaVerne Horton Council.

Thomas F. Gilman, of Arizona, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, vice Ellen C. Herbst, resigned.

Thomas F. Gilman, of Arizona, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Commerce, vice Ellen C. Herbst, resigned.

Harold B. Parker, of New Hampshire, to be Federal Cochairperson of the Northern Border Regional Commission, vice Mark Scarano, resigned.

Richard C. Parker, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, vice T. Charles Cooper, resigned.

Judy Rising Reinke, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Montenegro.

Lucy Tamlyn, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Central African Republic.

Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Romania.