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For Immediate Release

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

William D. Adams, of Maine, to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities for a term of four years, vice James A. Leach, resigned.

Robert M. Speer, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, vice Mary Sally Matiella, resigned.

Jonathan Nicholas Stivers, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, vice Nisha Desai Biswal, resigned.

Ramin Toloui, of Iowa, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury, vice Charles Collyns, resigned.

Alice G. Wells, of Washington, 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 Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.