October 8, 2015 11:39 AM

Senate reaches agreement on Executive nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that following the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2028, the Senate will consider the following Executive nominations, en bloc, and vote on confirmation of the nominations; we expect these to be done by voice vote:

FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

Executive Calendar #123 - Mario Cordero, of California, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 2019

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #266 - Sarah Elizabeth Mendelson, of the District of Columbia, to be Representative of the United States of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.

UNITED NATIONS

Executive Calendar #267 - Sarah Elizabeth Mendelson, of the District of Columbia, to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, during her tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION

Executive Calendar #300 - W. Thomas Reeder, Jr., of Virginia, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #325 - Lucy Tamlyn, of New York, 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 Benin.

Executive Calendar #326 - Jeffrey J. Hawkins, Jr., of California, 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 Central African Republic.

Executive Calendar #327 - David R. Gilmour, of Texas, 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 Togolese Republic.

Executive Calendar #328 - Edwin Richard Nolan, Jr., of Massachusetts, 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 Suriname.

Executive Calendar #330 - Carolyn Patricia Alsup, of Florida, 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 Republic of The Gambia.

Executive Calendar #331 - Daniel H. Rubinstein, of Virginia, 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 Tunisia.

Executive Calendar #335 - Susan Coppedge Amato, of Georgia, to be Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking, with the rank of Ambassador at Large, vice Luis C. de Baca, resigned.