NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Lynda Blanchard, of Alabama, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Slovenia.

Robert S. Brewer, Jr., of California, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of California for the term of four years, vice Laura E. Duffy, resigned.

Rick A. Dearborn, of Oklahoma, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years, vice Jeffrey R. Moreland, term expired.

Robert A. Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, vice Tomasz P. Malinowski.

Jason R. Dunn, of Colorado, to be United States Attorney for the District of Colorado for the term of four years, vice John F. Walsh, resigned.

Dereck J. Hogan, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Moldova.

Bradley Jay LaRose, of Vermont, to be United States Marshal for the District of Vermont for the term of four years, vice David Edward Demag, term expired.

Joseph Maguire, of Florida, to be Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, vice Nicholas J. Rasmussen, resigned.

Rae Oliver, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Housing and Urban Development, vice David A. Montoya, resigned.

Matthew J. Schneider, of Michigan, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan for the term of four years, vice Barbara L. McQuade, resigned.

Mark B. Shepherd, of Mississippi, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Mississippi for the term of four years, vice George White, term expired.

Peter G. Strasser, of Louisiana, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana for the term of four years, vice Kenneth Allen Polite Jr., resigned.