April 26, 2018 03:59 PM

Agreement to consider Zais nomination (Deputy Secretary of Education) / Executive nominations confirmed

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider Executive Calendar #607, Mitchell Zais, of South Carolina, to be Deputy Secretary of Education. At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, there will be 10 hours of debate equally divided in the usual form. Following the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination with no intervening action or debate
 
The Senate also confirmed the following nominations by consent:
 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Executive Calendar #621 - Yleem D. S. Poblete, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Verification and Compliance)
Executive Calendar #789 - Thomas J. Hushek, of Wisconsin, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of South Sudan
 
Executive Calendar #790 - Kirsten Dawn Madison, of Florida, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs)
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Executive Calendar #774 - Kenneth Steven Barbic, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture
 
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Calendar #768 - Timothy A. Garrison, of Missouri, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #769 - Kenji M. Price, of Hawaii, to be United States Attorney for the District of Hawaii for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #770 - John Cary Bittick, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #771 - David L. Lyons, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #772 - Rodney D. Ostermiller, of Montana, to be United States Marshal for the District of Montana for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #784 - Nicola T. Hanna, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Central District of California for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #785 - Steven L. Gladden, of North Carolina, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of North Carolina for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar #786 - Brendan O. Heffner, of Illinois, to be United States Marshal for the Central District of Illinois for the term of four years
 
Executive Calendar.#787 - Theodor G. Short, of Maine, to be United States Marshal for the District of Maine for the term of four years
 
NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES
Executive Calendar #821 - Jon Parrish Peede, of Mississippi, to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities for a term of four years.
 
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Executive Calendar #773 - Hannibal Ware, of the Virgin Islands, to be Inspector General, Small Business Administration.
 
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Executive Calendar #776 - Paul R. Lawrence, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
 
Executive Calendar #775 - Joseph L. Falvey, Jr., of Michigan, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term of fifteen years.
 
AIR FORCE
Executive Calendar #791 - Maj. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg to be Lieutenant General
 
NAVY
Executive Calendar #792 - Rear Adm. Richard P. Snyder to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #793 - Vice Adm. John C. Aquilino to be Admiral
Executive Calendar #794 - Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #795 - Capt. Gregory N. Todd to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #796 - Capt. John S. Lemmon to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #797 – The following to be Rear Admiral:
              Rear Adm. (lh) Ronald C. Copley 
              Rear Adm. (lh) Kathleen M. Creighton
Executive Calendar #798 – The following to be Rear Admiral:
              Rear Adm. (lh) Brian K. Corey  
Rear Adm. (lh) Lorin C. Selby  
Rear Adm. (lh) Johnny R. Wolfe, Jr.
Executive Calendar #799 - Rear Adm. (lh) Darse E. Crandall to be Rear Admiral
Executive Calendar #800 – The following to be Rear Admiral (lower half):
Capt. Kristen B. Fabry  
Capt. Joseph D. Noble, Jr.
Executive Calendar #801 – The following to be Rear Admiral (lower half):
              Capt. Heidi K. Berg
Capt. Michael A. Brookes 
Capt. William E. Chase, III
Executive Calendar #802 - Capt. John J. Adametz to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #803 - Capt. Thomas J. Anderson to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #804 – The following to be Rear Admiral (lower half):
Capt. James A. Aiken  
Capt. Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr. 
Capt. Craig A. Clapperton  
Capt. Keith B. Davids  
Capt. Joseph A. Diguardo, Jr.  
Capt. Leonard C. Dollaga  
Capt. Christopher S. Gray  
Capt. John E. Gumbleton  
Capt. James A. Kirk  
Capt. Timothy J. Kott 
Capt. Fredrick R. Luchtman 
Capt. Brendan R. McLane  
Capt. Scott W. Pappano  
Capt. Ryan B. Scholl  
Capt. Lance G. Scott  
Capt. Philip E. Sobeck  
Capt. John D. Spencer  
Capt. Douglas C. Verissimo 
Capt. George M. Wikoff
 
AIR FORCE
Executive Calendar #805 - Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy to be General
Executive Calendar #806 - Col. Michael T. Gerock to be Brigadier General
 
ARMY
Executive Calendar #807 - Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #808 - Brig. Gen. Raymond S. Dingle to be Major General
Executive Calendar #809 - Maj. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #810 – The following to be Major General:
              Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf  
Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Strand             
 
The following to be Brigadier General:
              Col. Aida T. Borras  
Col. Vincent E. Buggs  
Col. Barry E. Edberg  
Col. Cheryn L. Fasano 
Col. Stephen Iacovelli  
Col. Isaac Johnson, Jr.  
Col. James J. Kokaska, Jr.   
Col. Joseph M. Lestorti  
Col. Edward H. Merrigan, Jr.  
Col. Michael D. Roache  
Col. Beth A. Salisbury  
Col. Charles S. Sentell, III  
Col. Jamelle C. Shawley  
Col. Robert E. Suter
 
NAVY
Executive Calendar #811 - Adm. Philip S. Davidson to be Admiral
Executive Calendar #812 - Rear Adm. David M. Kriete to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #813 - Rear Adm. (lh) Michelle C. Skubic to be Rear Admiral
Executive Calendar #814 - The following to be Rear Admiral:
Rear Adm. (lh) Eugene H. Black, III  
Rear Adm. (lh) William D. Byrne, Jr.  
Rear Adm. (lh) Marc H. Dalton  
Rear Adm. (lh) John V. Fuller  
Rear Adm. (lh) Michael P. Holland  
Rear Adm. (lh) Hugh W. Howard, III  
Rear Adm. (lh) Jeffrey W. Hughes  
Rear Adm. (lh) Thomas E. Ishee  
Rear Adm. (lh) Roy I. Kitchener  
Rear Adm. (lh) Stephen T. Koehler 
Rear Adm. (lh) Samuel J. Paparo, Jr.  
Rear Adm. (lh) Jeffrey E. Trussler 
Rear Adm. (lh) William W. Wheeler, III  
Rear Adm. (lh) Kenneth R. Whitesell
Executive Calendar #815 - Rear Adm. (lh) Brent W. Scott to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #816 - Capt. Darin K. Via to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
 
MARINE CORPS
Executive Calendar #817 - Lt. Gen. Michael G. Dana to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #818 - Lt. Gen. David H. Berger to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #819 – the following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Stephen E. Liszewski  
Col. Lorna M. Mahlock  
Col. David L. Odom  
Col. Arthur J. Pasagian  
Col. Sean M. Salene  
Col. Kevin J. Stewart  
Col. William H. Swan  
Col. Calvert L. Worth, Jr.
Executive Calendar #820 - Maj. Gen. Charles G. Chiarotti to be Lieutenant General
 
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy and Foreign Service.