EXECUTIVE REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
(Senate - December 08, 2015)

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[Congressional Record Volume 161, Number 177 (Tuesday, December 8, 2015)]
[Pages S8492-S8494]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]




                     EXECUTIVE REPORTS OF COMMITTEE

  The following executive reports of nominations were submitted:

       By Mr. CORKER for the Committee on Foreign Relations.
       * Catherine Ebert-Gray, 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 Independent State of Papua New 
     Guinea, and to serve concurrently and without additional 
     compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 
     of the United States of America to the Solomon Islands and 
     Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United 
     States of America to the Republic of Vanuatu.
       Nominee: Catherine Ebert-Gray.
       Post: Papua New Guinea.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse: Ian S. Gray: None.
       3. Children: Thomas F. Gray: None; Claire E. Gray: None.
       4. Parents: William A. & Myrna Ebert: $50.00, 5/2011, 
     Republican National Committee; $25.00, 8/2011, Republican 
     National Committee; $25.00, 9/2011, Republican Senate 
     Committee; $35.00, 10/2011, Republican Nat'l Congress 
     Committee; $25.00, 1/2012, Republican Senate Committee; 
     $20.00, 3/2012, Republican National Committee; $25.00, 7/
     2012, Mitt Romney; $20.00, 8/2012, Mitt Romney; $20.00, 8/
     2012, Republican National Committee; $25.00, 8/2012, Paul 
     Ryan; $25.00, 9/2012, Mitt Romney; $100.00, 9/2012, Mitt 
     Romney; $25.00, 1/2013, Tea Party; $25.00, 2/2013, Republican 
     National Committee; $20.00, 2/2013, Republican Nat'l Congress 
     Committee; $25.00, 3/2013, Republican National Committee; 
     $20.00, 3/2013, Republican Nat'l Congress Committee; $25.00, 
     3/2013, Conservative Majority Fund; $20.00, 4/2013, 
     Republican National Committee; $25.00, 5/2013, Republican 
     Nat'l Congress Committee; $25.00, 5/2013, Republican Nat'l 
     Congress Committee; $30.00, 6/2013, Republican National 
     Committee; $20.00, 6/2013, Tea Party; $25.00, 8/2013, 
     Republican National Committee; $25.00, 10/2013, Republican 
     National Committee; $25.00, 10/2013, Republican Nat'l 
     Congress Committee; $20.00, 10/2013, Republican Nat'l 
     Congress Committee; $20.00, -11/2013, Republican Nat'l 
     Congress Committee; $20.00, 11/2013, Tea Party; $20.00, 12/
     2013, Republican Nat'l Congress Committee; $25.00, 1/2014, 
     Republican National Committee; $20.00, 2/2014, Republican 
     Nat'l Congress Committee; $20.00, 2/2014, Tea Party; $25.00, 
     3/2014, Draft Ben Carson; $50.00, 3/2014, Draft Ben Carson; 
     $20.00, 4/2014, Tea Party; $25.00, 5/2014, Draft Ben Carson; 
     $25.00, 5/2014, Draft Ben Carson; $25.00, 5/2014, Republican 
     Senate Committee; $20.00, 6/2014, Tea Party; $20.00, 6/2014, 
     Tea Party (2 checks); $20.00, 6/2014, Republican National 
     Committee; $25.00, 6/2014, Republican National Committee; 
     $25.00, 6/2014, Republican Party of Wisconsin; $20.00, 7/
     2014, Republican National Committee; $20.00, 7/2014, Tea 
     Party; $35.00, 7/2014,

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     Draft Ben Carson; $20.00, 8/2014, Tea Party; $20.00, 8/2014, 
     Republican Senate Committee; $20.00, 9/2014, Tea Party.
       5. Grandparents: Deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: James A. Ebert & Jennifer Gealy: 
     None; Fred M. & Maralee Ebert: None; Robert H. & Cynthia 
     Ebert: $10.00, 1/2010, Diggs Brown for Congress (US H Can.); 
     $25.00, 4/2010, Republican National Committee; $50.00, 9/
     2010, Buck for Colorado (US Senate Cand); $50.00, 9/2010, 
     Friends of Sharron Angle (US Sen Can); $100.00, 10/2010, 
     Republican National Committee; $50.00, 10/2010, RNC Victory; 
     $50.00, 10/2010, Buck for Colorado (US Sen Candidate); 
     $50.00, 10/2010, Republican National Committee; $10.00, 12/
     2010, Friends of Sharron Angle (US Sen Can); $15.00, 3/2011, 
     Tea Party Patriots; $25.00, 7/2011, Tea Party Patriots; 
     $100.00, 8/2012, Mitt Romney; $46.50, 8/2012, Mitt Romney; 
     $250.00, 8/2012, Vote Tipton (CO Rep to U.S. House); $50.00, 
     8/2012, Republican National Committee; $50.00, 8/2012, 
     Republican National Committee; $30.00, 8/2012, Tea Party 
     Patriots; $250.00, 10/2012, Romney/Ryan Romney for President; 
     $250.00, 10/2012, Romney Victory Inc.; $100.00, 10/2012, Mitt 
     Romney; $50.00, 10/2012, Vote Tipton (CO Rep to U.S. House); 
     $25.00, 7/2013, Tea Party Patriots; $25.00, 11/2013, TPP 
     Citizens Tea Party Patriots.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Susan F. Ebert-Stone & Henry J. 
     Stone: None; Christine A. Ebert-Santos & Roque Santos: $200, 
     2014, U.S. Senator Mark Udall.
                                  ____

       *G. Kathleen Hill, of Colorado, 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 Malta.
       Nominee: Glenna Kathleen Hill.
       Post: U.S. Ambassador to Malta.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse.
       3. Children and Spouses.
       4. Parents: Mary Ann Hill, none; Curtis Ray Hill--deceased.
       5. Grandparents: Mabel Ann Girod--deceased; Herschel Curgus 
     Girod--deceased; Johnny Mitchell Hill--deceased; Mamie 
     Elisabeth Hill--deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Susan Renea Livingstone, none; 
     William Neil Livingstone, none.
                                  ____

       *John D. Feeley, of the District of Columbia, 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 Panama.
       Nominee: John D. Feeley.
       Post: Chief of Mission--Panama.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: $250.00, October 2012, Sen. Tim Kaine.
       2. Spouse: Annette P. Feeley: None.
       3. Children and Spouses: Nicholas J. Feeley: None; Julie 
     Defossez (daughter in law): None; John P. Feeley: None.
       4. Parents: David T. Feeley: None; Susan F. Feeley: None.
       5. Grandparents: Deceased: N/A. -
       6. Brothers and Spouses: N/A.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Elizabeth Feeley (sister): None; 
     Catherine Agnew (sister): None; Michael Agnew (brother in 
     law): None.
                                  ____

       * Eric Seth Rubin, 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 Bulgaria.
       Nominee: Eric Seth Rubin
       Post: Bulgaria
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: $1,000, 8/13/2011, Mark Takano; $500, 9/10/2011, 
     Mark Takano.
       2. Spouse: Nicole S. Simmons: $1,000, 09/19/2011, Mark 
     Takano Victory Fund; $1,000, 10/23/2012, Calif. Dem Party; 
     $1,000, 1/24/2012, Mark Takano; $500, 3/31/2012, Mark Takano; 
     $1,000, 10/22/2012, Mark Takano; $500, 9/29/2013, Mark 
     Takano; $500, 3/12/2014, Mark Takano.
       3. Children and Spouses: Rachel R. Rubin, child: None; 
     Liana S. Rubin, child: None.
       4. Parents: Richard L. Simmons, M.D., none. Myrna L. Rubin 
     and Robert H. Rubin: none.
       5. Grandparents: deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Jonathan D. Rubin and Jamie 
     Seidner: none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Janine M. Simmons and Sean Jones: 
     none.
                                  ____

       * Kyle R. Scott, of Arizona, 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 Serbia.
       Nominee: Kyle R. Scott.
       Post: German Marshall Fund of the U.S. Nominated Serbia.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, donee, amount, date:
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse: Nevenka F Scott: None.
       3. Children and Spouses: Mark F Scott, none; Kristian R. 
     Scott, none.
       4. Parents: Jacqueline H. Scott, none; Robert L. Scott 
     Jr.--deceased.
       5. Grandparents: Robert L. Scott Sr.--deceased; Mary 
     Scott--deceased; Katherine Hause--deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Robert L. Scott III, none; LeAnn 
     Scott, none; Theodore R. Scott, none; Joan Weber, only for 
     state offices in CA, as follows: $250 each, 2014, Judges 
     Ronald Prager, Lisa Schall, Jacqueline Stern and Michael 
     Popkins; $150, 2012, Commissioner Terrie Roberts; $250 each, 
     2010, Judges Joel Wohlfeil, Robert Longstreth, Lantz Lewis 
     and Deann Salcido.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: None.
                                  ____

       *Todd C. Chapman, 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 Republic of Ecuador.
       Nominee: Todd C. Chapman.
       Post: U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse: Janetta Boyd Chapman: None.
       3. Children and Spouses: Joshua Boyd Chapman: None; 
     Kristina Loving Chapman: None; Jason Chapman: None.
       4. Parents: Bob Chapman--deceased; Marilyn Chapman: None.
       5. Brothers and Spouses: N/A.
       6. Sisters and Spouses: Ava Michelle Chapman: None 
     reported; Bonnie Neighbour: None reported; Shawn French: None 
     reported; Jerry French: None reported.
                                  ____

       *David McKean, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to Luxembourg.
       Nominee: David McKean.
       Post: Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: $8,500, 2011, Obama for President; $250.00, 11/09/
     2011, Setti Warren for Senate.
       2. Spouse: Kathleen Kaye: none.
       3. Children and Spouses: Shaw Forbes McKean: none. 
     Christian Kallin McKean: none. Kaye Thayer McKean: none.
       4. Parents: Katherine Winthrop McKean--deceased; Quincy 
     Shaw McKean--deceased.
       5. Grandparents: Henry Pratt McKean--deceased; Marion Shaw 
     Houghton--deceased; Frederick Winthrop--deceased; Sarah 
     Thayer Winthrop--deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: John Winthrop McKean: $2,500, 9/
     29/2011, Obama for President; $1,000, 8/27/2014; Kay Hagen 
     for Senate. Thomas McKean: $1,000, 9/29/2011, Obama for 
     President; $250, 9/25/12, Elizabeth Warren for Senate. Dr. 
     Sylvia Wyman McKean (Spouse): none. Robert Winthrop McKean: 
     $500, 7/11/2011, Obama for President. Sandra McKean (Spouse): 
     none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Names.
                                  ____

       * Jean Elizabeth Manes, 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 El Salvador.
       Nominee: Jean Elizabeth Manes.-
       Post: Chief of Mission--El Salvador.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: none.
       2. Spouse: Hector Cerpa: none.
       3. Children and Spouses: Constanza Cerpa:-none, Candela 
     Cerpa: none.
       4. Parents: Roger and Betty Manes: none.
       5. Grandparents: Walter Masters--deceased; Alice Masters--
     none; Louise Manes--deceased; William Manes--deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Roger Manes Jr., none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Shannon Horsley, none; Michael 
     Horsley, none.
                                  ____

       *Linda Swartz Taglialatela, of New York, a Career Member of 
     the Senior Executive Service, to be Ambassador Extraordinary 
     and

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     Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Barbados, 
     and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation 
     as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United 
     States of America to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, 
     Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of 
     Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
       Nominee: Linda Swartz Taglialatela.
       Post: Bridgetown (Barbados).
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions; amount; date; and donee.
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse: none.
       3. Children and Spouses: none.
       4. Parents: Leon E. Swartz--Deceased; Anne V. Swartz--
     Deceased.
       5. Grandparents: Antonio Cimaono--Deceased; Constance 
     Cimaomo--Deceased; Mabel Swartz Barnes--Deceased; Leon 
     Swartz--Deceased; Harold Barnes--Deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Leon D. Swartz: None; Jean Swartz: 
     None; James C. Swartz: None; Karen Swartz: None.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Susan M. Swartz: None; Michael J. 
     Toursignant: None.
                                  ____

       *Carlos J. Torres, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of 
     the Peace Corps.

  Mr. CORKER. Mr. President, for the Committee on Foreign Relations I 
report favorably the following nomination lists which were printed in 
the Records on the dates indicated, and ask unanimous consent, to save 
the expense of reprinting on the Executive Calendar that these 
nominations lie at the Secretary's desk for the information of 
Senators.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

       *Foreign Service nomination of Daniel Sylvester Cronin.
       *Foreign Service nomination of Derell Kennedo.
       *Foreign Service nominations beginning with Steven Carl 
     Aaberg and ending with Sandra M. Zuniga Guzman, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on November 10, 2015.
       *Foreign Service nominations beginning with James F. 
     Entwistle and ending with Daniel R. Russel, which nominations 
     were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on November 19, 2015. (minus 1 nominee: Richard 
     Gustave Olson, Jr.)
       *Foreign Service nominations beginning with Christopher 
     Volciak and ending with Edward L. Robinson III, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on November 19, 2015.

  *Nomination was reported with recommendation that it be confirmed 
subject to the nominee's commitment to respond to requests to appear 
and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.

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