EXECUTIVE REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
(Senate - April 28, 2016)

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[Congressional Record Volume 162, Number 66 (Thursday, April 28, 2016)]
[Pages S2555-S2556]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]




                    EXECUTIVE REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

  The following executive reports of nominations were submitted:

       By Mr. CORKER for the Committee on Foreign Relations.
       *Swati A. Dandekar, of Iowa, to be United States Director 
     of the Asian Development Bank, with the rank of Ambassador.


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  On page S2555, April 28, 2016, in the first column, the 
following language appears: By Mr. CORKER for the Committee 
onForeign Relations. Foreign Service nominations beginning with 
Nathan Seifert and ending with Joshua Burke, which nominations 
were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
Record on April 14, 2016. *Swati A. Dandekar, of Iowa, to be 
United States Director of the Asian Development Bank, with the 
rank of Ambassador.
  
  The online Record has been corrected to read: By Mr. CORKER for 
the Committee on Foreign Relations. *Swati A. Dandekar, of Iowa, 
to be United States Director of the Asian Development Bank, with 
the rank of Ambassador.


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                               AFFIDAVIT

       I, Swati A. Dandekar, do swear that the information 
     provided in this statement is, to the best of my knowledge, 
     true and accurate.
       Date: 12/14/2015.
                                              Swati A. Dandekar.  

       Dandekar, Swati Arvind
       Senate Foreign Relations Committee Form Item B6
       Year 2015 (thru July 20, 2015)
       Individual/Organization, Dollars, and Level (Local, State 
     or National):
       Sam Gray, $250, State Representative Elections; Kumar 
     Barve, $1500, U.S. Congress (Maryland); Iowa Democratic 
     Party, $200 (EST), State; Dubuque County Democratic Central 
     Committee, $60, Local.
       Year 2014
       Iowa Democratic Party, $1,500 (EST), State; Linn Phoenix 
     Club, $250 (EST), Local; Linn County Democratic Central 
     Committee, $100 (EST), Local; Citizens for Gronstal, $250, 
     State.
       Year 2013
       Iowa Senate Fund, $250, State; Daniel Lundby, $200, State; 
     Susie Weinacht, $700, Local; First District Democrats, $130, 
     Iowa US congress District #1; Mark Smith, $100, State; Liz 
     Bennett, $250, State; Citizens for Gronstal, $250, State; 
     Citizens for Jochum, $150, State; Linn Phoenix Club, $250 
     (EST), Local; Buchanan County Democratic Central Committee, 
     $25, Local; Iowa Democratic Party, $1,500, State.
       Year 2012
       Rob Hogg, $25, State; Daniel Lundby, $100, State; Linn 
     County Democratic Central Committee, $100 (EST), Local; Linn 
     Phoenix Club, $250 (EST), Local; Iowa Democratic Party, 
     $1,500 (EST), State.
       Year 2011
       Linn County Democratic Central Committee, $100 (EST), 
     Local; Linn Phoenix Club,$250 (EST), Local; Iowa Democratic 
     Party, $1,500 (EST), State.
                                  ____

       *Adam H. Sterling, of Virginia, 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 Slovak Republic.
       Nominee: Adam H. Sterling.
       Post: Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
       (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: Elka Sterling, None; Bram 
     Sterling, None.
       4. Parents: Stanley Sterling, deceased; Gloria Sterling, 
     deceased.
       5. Grandparents: Albert Wolfson, deceased; Mollie Wolfson, 
     deceased; Eddie Sterling, deceased; Janie Wolfson, deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: None.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Judith Gitel, $5/month, DCCC House 
     Democrats Act Blue; Abbie & Mark Frank, None.
                                  ____

       *Kelly Keiderling-Franz, 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 Oriental Republic of Uruguay.
       Nominee: Kelly Keiderling.
       Post: Uruguay.
       (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, donee:
       1. Self: $0.
       2. Spouse: David W. Franz: $0.
       3. Children and Spouses (not married): Katherine K. Franz: 
     $0; Alexander K. Franz: $0.
       4. Parents: Wallace E. Keiderling--deceased; Maria del 
     Rosario Keiderling: $0.
       5. Grandparents: Katherine Keiderling--deceased; Harvey 
     Keiderling--deceased; Domingo Soruco--deceased; Luisa Rios de 
     Soruco--deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Keith L. Keiderling: $0; Hedy 
     Cyker: $0.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Casey J. Keiderling: $0; Jacques 
     Naquet-Radiguet: $0.
                                  ____

       *Stephen Michael Schwartz, of Maryland, 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 Federal Republic of Somalia.
       Nominee: Stephen Michael Schwartz.
       Post: Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia.
       (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: $100, 07-13-13, Friends of Barbara Nuchereno.
       2. Spouse: Kristy Doreen Cook: none.
       3. Children and Spouses (Both children under 16 years of 
     age): Hannah Hagere Schwartz: none, Jonas Randolph Schwartz: 
     none.
       4. Parents: Robert Norman Schwartz, none; Carole Lesses 
     Schwartz--Deceased; Jean Suto Schwartz (Father's second 
     wife), $125, 10-22-13, Friends of Barbara Nuchereno.
       5. Grandparents: Edward Idal Schwartz--Deceased; Liza 
     Dudnik Schwartz--Deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Edward A. Schwartz (brother), 
     none; Sharon F. Schwartz (sister-in-law), none; Lewis L. 
     Schwartz (brother), $250, 08-29-12, Obama Victory Fund 2012; 
     $250, 08-29-12, Obama for America; Patricia Pierson Schwartz 
     (sister-in-law), $250, 08-29-12, Obama for America; $250, 10-
     23-13, Friends of Barbara Nuchereno.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Barbara Schwartz Nuchereno 
     (sister), $150, 06-07-15, Brenda FreedmanFamily Court; $400, 
     09-25-14, Patrick Gallivan/NYS Senate; $205, 07-25-13, Guy 
     Marlette/Amherst Town Cncil; $25, 05-01-13, Amherst Century 
     Club; $150, 03-06-13, Debra Givens/NYS Supreme Court; $580, 
     07-25-12, Guy Marlette/Amherst Town Cncil; $325, 05-12-12, 
     Amherst Republicans. Louis J. Nuchereno (brother-in-law): 
     $250, 08-26-15, Danielle Restaino/Judge; $125, 05-29-15, Ed 
     Rath/County Legislator; $1,000, 10-23-14, Ortt for NYS 
     Senate; $15,260, 02-07-14, Barbara Nuchereno/Judge; $1,000, 
     10-22-13, Paul Wojtaszek/NYS Supr. Court; $1,000, 09-03-13, 
     DeBlasio/NYC Mayor; $5,000, 09-11-13, Barbara Nuchereno/
     Judge; $15,000, 08-30-13, Barbara Nuchereno/Judge; $75, 07-
     26-13, Barbara Nuchereno/Judge; $10,000, 06-24-13, Barbara 
     Nuchereno/Judge; $1,000, 06-24-13, Andrews/State Treasurer; 
     $250, 04-29-13, Barbara Nuchereno/Judge; $250, 02-01-13, Mary 
     Carney/Erie Cnty Family Crt; $250, 06-20-12, Andrews/State 
     Treasurer; $2,500, 06-18-12, Mitt Romney/US President; 
     $2,500, 06-18-12, Mitt Romney/US President.
                                  ____

       *Christine Ann Elder, of Kentucky, 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 Liberia.
       Nominee: Christine A. Elder.
       Post: Monrovia.
       (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, donee:
       1. Self: Christine A. Elder: none, N/A, N/A.
       2. Spouse (see below note): Paul R. Hughes, Jr.: $500, 3/
     30/11, Lofgren for Congress; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 8/4/
     11, Friends of Roger Wicker; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 11/
     15/11, Lofgren for Congress; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 5/29/
     12, Anna Eshoo for Congress; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 3/7/
     13, Anna Eshoo for

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     Congress; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $1,000, 4/4/13, Lofgren for 
     Congress; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $750, 1/15/14, Democratic 
     Congressional Campaign Committee; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 
     10/31/14, Lofgren for Congress; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 3/
     23/15, Ready PAC; Paul R. Hughes, Jr., $500, 6/30/15, Lofgren 
     for Congress.
       3. Children and Spouses: Eleanor A. Hughes: none, N/A, N/A; 
     Christopher P. Hughes: none, N/A, N/A.
       4. Parents: Allen M. Elder: none, N/A, N/A; Diane L. Elder, 
     none, N/A, N/A.
       5. Grandparents: Verrill J. Cass (deceased): none, N/A, N/
     A; Dorothy A. Cass (deceased): none, N/A, N/A; William Elder 
     (deceased): none, N/A, N/A; Selma Geyer (deceased): none, N/
     A, N/A.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Gregory A. Elder: none, N/A, N/A.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: N/A: none, N/A, N/A.
       Note re item 2 above: My husband's political giving record 
     is bipartisan. Republican contributions outside the covered 
     period include: Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Rep. Lamar Smith 
     (R-TX), Rep. Jennifer Dunn (R-WA), Longhorn PAC, Senator 
     Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Rep. Rick White (R-WA), Rep. Frank Wolf 
     (R-VA), and Rep. Connie Morella (R-VA). After November 2010, 
     when his then-employer Adobe hired a Republican head of DC 
     office http://cloo.ol/Ju15uD my husband focused his 
     contributions on Democrats.
                                  ____

       *Elizabeth Holzhall Richard, 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 Lebanese Republic.
       Nominee: Elizabeth Holzhall Richard.
       Post: Lebanon.
       (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: (deceased).
       3. Children and Spouses: N/A.
       4. Parents: Vern F. Holzhall--None. Mary V. Holzhall--None.
       5. Grandparents: (deceased).
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Vern J. Holzhall/Marianne 
     Holzhall--None. John J. Holzhall/Rosalba Sanchez Burgos--
     $25.00, 2012, Ron Paul.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Cheryl Sargent--None. Karen 
     Rainier/Colin Rainier--None.
                                  ____

       *R. David Harden, of Maryland, to be an Assistant 
     Administrator of the United States Agency for International 
     Development.

  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 Victoria L. Mitchell.
       *Foreign Service nomination of Antonio J. Arroyave.
       *Foreign Service nominations beginning with Rian Harker 
     Harris and ending with Jennifer Marie Schuett, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on March 15, 2016.
       *Foreign Service nominations beginning with Melinda L. 
     Crowley and ending with Julie Elizabeth Zinamon, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on March 15, 2016.
       *Foreign Service nominations beginning with Nathan Seifert 
     and ending with Joshua Burke, which nominations were received 
     by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on 
     April 14, 2016.
       By Mr. GRASSLEY for the Committee on the Judiciary.


 =========================== NOTE =========================== 

  
  On page S2556, April 28, 2016, in the middle column, the 
following language appears: *Foreign Service nominations beginning 
with Melinda L. Crowley and ending with Julie Elizabeth Zinamon, 
which nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
Congressional Record on March 15, 2016. By Mr. GRASSLEY for the 
Committee on the Judiciary.
  
  The online Record has been corrected to read: *Foreign Service 
nominations beginning with Melinda L. Crowley and ending with 
Julie Elizabeth Zinamon, which nominations were received by the 
Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on March 15, 2016. 
*Foreign Service nominations beginning with Nathan Seifert and 
ending with Joshua Burke, which nominations were received by the 
Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on April 14, 2016. 
By Mr. GRASSLEY for the Committee on the Judiciary.


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       Patrick A. Burke, of the District of Columbia, to be United 
     States Marshal for the District of Columbia for the term of 
     four years.

  *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.
  (Nominations without an asterisk were reported with the 
recommendation that they be confirmed.)

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