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For Immediate Release

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Stephen R. Bough, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, vice Fernando J. Gaitan, Jr., retiring.

Richard Franklin Boulware II, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada, vice Philip M. Pro,retired.

Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, vice Lonny R. Suko, retired.

Staci Michelle Yandle, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois, vice John Phil Gilbert,retiring.

Gustavo Velasquez Aguilar, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, vice John D. Trasvina, resigned.

Richard Christman, of Kentucky, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2017.  (Reappointment)

Maria Conteras-Sweet, of California, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, vice Karen Gordon Mills, resigned.

Nina Hachigian, of California, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of fourteen years from February 1, 2014.  (Reappointment)

Shamina Singh, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2014, vice Alan D. Solomont, resigned.

Shamina Singh, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2019.  (Reappointment)

Matthew H. Tueller, of Utah, 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 Republic of Yemen.