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Presidential nominations & withdrawals sent to the Senate

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                  September 29, 2009
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Adele Logan Alexander, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2014, vice Marguerite Sullivan, term expired.
Alan D. Bersin, of California, to be Commissioner of Customs, Department of Homeland Security, vice W. Ralph Basham.
Gladys Commons, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, vice Douglas A. Brook, resigned.
Victoria Angelica Espinel, of the District of Columbia, to be Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Executive Office of the President. (New Position)
Steven L. Jacques, of Kansas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, vice Cathy M. MacFarlane.
Michael C. Polt, of Tennessee, 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 Estonia.
Harris D. Sherman, of Colorado, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment, vice Mark Edward Rey, resigned.
Harris D. Sherman, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation, vice Mark Edward Rey.
WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Harris D. Sherman, of California, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment, vice Mark Edward Rey, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on September 10, 2009.
Harris D. Sherman, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation, vice Mark Edward Rey, which was sent to the Senate on September 10, 2009.