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Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Dan Arvizu, of Colorado, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2016. (Reappointment)

Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey, NOAA, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission.

Madelyn R. Creedon, of Indiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of  Defense, vice Michael Nacht.
                
Alan F. Estevez, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness.  (New Position)
                
Robert C. Granger, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences for a term expiring November 28, 2014, vice James R. Davis, resigned.

Alan I. Leshner, of Maryland, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2016. (Reappointment)
                
Lewis Alan Lukens, 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 Senegal, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.
                
Ariel Pablos-Méndez, of New York, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, vice Kent R. Hill, resigned.

Major General Michael J. Walsh, United States Army, to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission.
 
Paul D. Wohlers, of Washington, 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 Macedonia.