Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings
(Daily Digest - May 21, 2012)

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[Daily Digest]
[Page D504]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee 
on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the 
District of Columbia concluded a hearing to examine national security, 
focusing on foreign language capabilities in the Federal government, 
after receiving testimony from Eduardo Ochoa, Assistant Secretary of 
Education for Postsecondary Education; Linda Thomas-Greenfield, 
Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human 
Resources, Department of State; Laura J. Junor, Assistant Secretary for 
Readiness, Glenn Nordin, Principal Foreign Language and Area Advisor, 
Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence, and Major Gregory 
Mitchell, G-3/5/7 Training Directorate, United States Army, all of the 
Department of Defense; Tracey North, Deputy Assistant Director, 
Intelligence Operations Branch, Directorate of Intelligence, Federal 
Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice; Andrew Lawless, Dig-IT 
Globalization Consulting, Andover, Massachusetts; Allan E. Goodman, 
Institute of International Education, and Dan E. Davidson, American 
Councils for International Education, both of Washington, D.C.; and 
Paula Patrick, Fairfax County Public Schools, Shauna Kaplan, Michelle 
Dressner, and Jeffrey Wood, all of Fairfax, Virginia.