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Nominations and Withdrawals sent to the Senate

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                         July 27, 2009

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Alexander G. Garza, of Missouri, to be Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security and Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, vice Jeffrey William Runge.
Richard Serino, of Massachusetts, to be Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, vice Harvey E. Johnson, Jr., resigned.
Kenneth Albert Spearman, of Florida, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration for the remainder of the term expiring May 21, 2010, vice Dallas Tonsager.
Kenneth Albert Spearman, of Florida, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration for a term expiring May 21, 2016. (Reappointment)
WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Alexander G. Garza, of Missouri, to be Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, vice Jeffrey William Runge, which was sent to the Senate on July 7, 2009.
Richard Serino, of Massachusetts, to be Deputy Administrator and Chief Operating Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, vice Harvey E. Johnson, Jr., resigned, which was sent to the Senate on July 15, 2009.
Kenneth Albert Spearman, of Florida, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration for a term expiring May 21, 2014, vice Nancy C. Pellett, term expired, which was sent to the Senate on July 16, 2009.