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Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate, 10/13/09

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                     October 13, 2009
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
George Apostolakis, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2014, vice Peter B. Lyons, term expired.
Elizabeth M. Harman, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, vice W. Ross Ashley, III, resigned.
Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Hungary.
Sharon Jeanette Lubinski, of Minnesota, to be United States Marshal for the District of Minnesota for the term of four years, vice Michael G. McGinn.
William D. Magwood, IV, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2010, vice Edward McGaffigan, Jr.
William D. Magwood, IV, of Maryland, to be Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2015. (Reappointment)
Rosanna Malouf Peterson, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, vice Frederick L. Van Sickle, retired.
Peter Alan Prahar, 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 Federated States of Micronesia.
Christina Reiss, of Vermont, to be United States District Judge for the District of Vermont, vice John Garvan Murtha, retired.
WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:
Lorelei Boylan, of New York, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, vice Paul DeCamp, which was sent to the Senate on May 11, 2009.