NOMINATIONS DISCHARGED; Congressional Record Vol. 156, No. 133
(Senate - September 29, 2010)

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                         NOMINATIONS DISCHARGED

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Foreign 
Relations Committee be discharged en bloc of the following nominations: 
PN1991, PN1988, PN1992, PN1952, PN1994, PN1989, PN1995, and PN2129.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The 
nominations are discharged en bloc.
  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate 
proceed en bloc to their consideration; that the nominations be 
confirmed en bloc, the motions to reconsider be considered made and 
laid upon the table en bloc, that any statements relating to the 
nominations be printed in the Record, and the President be immediately 
notified of the Senate's action.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The nominations considered and confirmed en bloc are as follows:


                          department of state

       Mark M. Boulware, of Texas, a Career Member of the Senior 
     Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be 
     Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United 
     Sates of America to the Republic of Chad.
       Kristie Anne Kenney, of Virginia, a Career Member of the 
     Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be 
     Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United 
     States of America to the Kingdom of Thailand.
       Christopher J. McMullen, 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 Angola.
       Robert P. Mikulak, of Virginia, for the rank of Ambassador 
     during his tenure of service as United States Representative 
     to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
       Wanda L. Nesbitt, of Pennsylvania, 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 Namibia.
       Jo Ellen Powell, of Maryland, 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 Islamic Republic of Mauritania.
       Karen Brevard Stewart, of Florida, 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 Lao People's Democratic Republic.
       Pamela Ann White, of Maine, a Career Member of the Senior 
     Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to the Republic of The Gambia.

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I now ask unanimous consent that the 
Agriculture Committee be discharged en bloc of the following 
nominations for membership on the Board of Directors of the Commodity 
Credit Corporation, and that the Senate then proceed en bloc to their 
consideration: PN832, PN833, PN834, and PN836; that the nominations be 
confirmed en bloc, the motions to reconsider be considered

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made and laid upon the table en bloc, any statements relating to the 
nominations be printed in the Record, and the President of the United 
States be immediately notified of the Senate's action.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The nominations considered and confirmed en bloc are as follows:


                       DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

       Kevin W. Concannon, of Maine, to be a Member of the Board 
     of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.
       Kathleen A. Merrigan, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of 
     the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.
       James W. Miller, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board 
     of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.
       Dallas P. Tonsager, of South Dakota, to be a Member of the 
     Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.

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