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2d Session
S. RES. 702

Commending David J. Tinsley on his service to the United States Senate.


October 2 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

Mr. Reid (for himself and Mr. McConnell) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


Commending David J. Tinsley on his service to the United States Senate.

    Whereas Dave Tinsley, a native of the Commonwealth of Virginia and graduate of Virginia Tech and the University of Maryland, has worked in the Office of the Secretary of the Senate since October 1977;

    Whereas Dave Tinsley has served the Senate with distinction as a staff assistant, a reference assistant, as the assistant Executive Clerk, assistant Journal Clerk and assistant Legislative Clerk;

    Whereas Dave Tinsley has, since 1999, served as the Senate's Legislative Clerk and Director of Legislative Services, supervising 36 employees and has at all times discharged his duties with dedication and diligence;

    Whereas Dave Tinsley's sonorous voice is known to all in the Senate and the C–SPAN audience;

    Whereas Dave Tinsley has earned the respect and affection of the Senators, their staffs and all of his colleagues for his calm and kind demeanor and his good humor; and

    Whereas Dave Tinsley now retires from the Senate after 31 years to spend more time with this wife, Jane, and his children, Joe, Dan and Katie: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate expresses its appreciation to Dave Tinsley and commends him for his lengthy, faithful and outstanding service to the Senate.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a copy of this resolution to David J. Tinsley.