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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate


Phillip H. Cullom, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, vice Sharon E. Burke, resigned.

Swati A. Dandekar, of Iowa, to be United States Director of the Asian Development Bank, with the rank of Ambassador, vice Robert M. Orr, resigning.

Harry R. Hoglander, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the National Mediation Board for a term expiring July 1, 2017.  (Reappointment)

Daniel B. Maffei, of New York, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2017, vice Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr.

Georgette Mosbacher, of New York, to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2018, vice Lezlee J. Westine, term expired.

Patrick Pizzella, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years expiring July 1, 2020.  (Reappointment)