Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
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.
Steven Michael Haro, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, vice Margaret Louise Cummisky, resigned.
John Francis Kotek, of Idaho, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy), vice Peter Bruce Lyons, resigned.
Carolyn N. Lerner, of Maryland, to be Special Counsel, Office of Special Counsel, for the term of five years. (Reappointment)
Matthew John Matthews, of Oregon, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Senior Official for the Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) Forum.
Michael Joseph Missal, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs, vice George J. Opfer, resigned.
WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:
Beverly Angela Scott, of Ohio, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term expiring December 31, 2019, vice Mark R. Rosekind, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on July 30, 2015.