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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate, 3/23/09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                  March 23, 2009

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Lael Brainard, of the District of Columbia, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury, vice David H. McCormick, resigned.
Johnnie Carson, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs), vice Jendayi Elizabeth Frazer, resigned.
Cynthia J. Giles, of Rhode Island, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Granta Y. Nakayama, resigned.
Kristina M. Johnson, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Energy, vice Clarence H. Albright, resigned.
Harold Hongju Koh, of Connecticut, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State, vice John B. Bellinger III, resigned.
Joe Leonard, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, vice Margo M. McKay, resigned.