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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
December 16, 2011
Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Richard B. Berner, of Massachusetts, to be Director, Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury, for a term of six years. (New Position)
Nancy J. Powell, of Iowa, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Personal Rank of Career Ambassador, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to India.
WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:
Richard Sorian, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, vice Christina H. Pearson, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on January 26, 2011.