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Nominations Sent to the Senate, 4/6/2011

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
 
Alan F. Estevez, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense. (New Position)
 
Sharon L. Gleason, of Alaska, to be United States District Judge for the District of Alaska, vice John W. Sedwick, retired.
 
D. Brent Hardt, of Florida, 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 Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
 
Susan Owens Hickey, of Arkansas, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, vice Harry F. Barnes, retired.
 
Donald W. Koran, of California, 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 Rwanda.
 
Geeta Pasi, of New York, 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 Djibouti.
 
WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:
 
Alan F. Estevez, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness (New Position), which was sent to the Senate on March 14, 2011.