CONFIRMATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 209
(Senate - December 21, 2017)

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                             CONFIRMATIONS

  Executive nominations confirmed by the Senate December 21, 2017:


                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

       ROBERT CHARROW, OF MARYLAND, TO BE GENERAL COUNSEL OF THE 
     DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.


                         DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

       ROBERT P. STORCH, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, TO BE 
     INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY.


                   SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

       HESTER MARIA PEIRCE, OF OHIO, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION FOR A TERM EXPIRING JUNE 
     5, 2020.
       ROBERT J. JACKSON, JR., OF NEW YORK, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 
     TERM EXPIRING JUNE 5, 2019.


                          DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

       KATHERINE BRUNETT MCGUIRE, OF VIRGINIA, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     SECRETARY OF LABOR.


              DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

       SUZANNE ISRAEL TUFTS, OF NEW YORK, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.


                          DEPARTMENT OF STATE

       KENNETH J. BRAITHWAITE, OF PENNSYLVANIA, TO BE AMBASSADOR 
     EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE UNITED STATES OF 
     AMERICA TO THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY.
       M. LEE MCCLENNY, OF WASHINGTON, 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 PARAGUAY.


           UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

       BROCK D. BIERMAN, OF VIRGINIA, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     ADMINISTRATOR OF THE UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL 
     DEVELOPMENT.


                          DEPARTMENT OF STATE

       CHRISTOPHER ASHLEY FORD, OF MARYLAND, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     SECRETARY OF STATE (INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NON-
     PROLIFERATION).


                       DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

       TIMOTHY R. PETTY, OF INDIANA, TO BE AN ASSISTANT SECRETARY 
     OF THE INTERIOR.


                          DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

       LINDA CAPUANO, OF TEXAS, TO BE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ENERGY 
     INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION.


                          DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

       KATE S. O'SCANNLAIN, OF MARYLAND, TO BE SOLICITOR FOR THE 
     DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
       PRESTON RUTLEDGE, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, TO BE AN 
     ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF LABOR.


                        DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

       JOHNNY COLLETT, OF KENTUCKY, TO BE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR 
     SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF 
     EDUCATION.

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                          DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

       JOHN G. VONGLIS, OF NEW YORK, TO BE CHIEF FINANCIAL 
     OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY.


              DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

       LEONARD WOLFSON, OF CONNECTICUT, TO BE AN ASSISTANT 
     SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
       IRVING DENNIS, OF OHIO, TO BE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, 
     DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.


                        DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

       DOUGLAS WEBSTER, OF VIRGINIA, TO BE CHIEF FINANCIAL 
     OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.


                     DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

       JON J. RYCHALSKI, OF MONTANA, TO BE CHIEF FINANCIAL 
     OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.


            MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION

       TADD M. JOHNSON, OF MINNESOTA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD 
     OF TRUSTEES OF THE MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL 
     FOUNDATION FOR A TERM EXPIRING OCTOBER 6, 2022.
       LISA JOHNSON-BILLY, OF OKLAHOMA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL 
     FOUNDATION FOR A TERM EXPIRING AUGUST 25, 2018.
       LISA JOHNSON-BILLY, OF OKLAHOMA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL 
     FOUNDATION FOR A TERM EXPIRING AUGUST 25, 2024.


                        DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY

       CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL, OF ARKANSAS, TO BE FEDERAL 
     COCHAIRPERSON, DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY.


                       TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY

       KENNETH E. ALLEN, OF KENTUCKY, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD 
     OF DIRECTORS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY FOR A TERM 
     EXPIRING MAY 18, 2021.
       A. D. FRAZIER, OF GEORGIA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF 
     DIRECTORS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY FOR A TERM 
     EXPIRING MAY 18, 2022.
       JEFFREY SMITH, OF TENNESSEE, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF 
     DIRECTORS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY FOR A TERM 
     EXPIRING MAY 18, 2022.
       JAMES R. THOMPSON III, OF ALABAMA, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 
     BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY FOR A 
     TERM EXPIRING MAY 18, 2021.