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For Immediate Release

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Deborah Ruth Malac, 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 Liberia.

Thomas Skerik Sowers II, of Missouri, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Public and Intergovernmental Affairs), vice Ladda Tammy Duckworth.

Fernando Torres-Gil, of California, to be a Member of the National Council on Disability for a term expiring September 17, 2014. (Reappointment)