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    REID. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Foreign Relations Committee be discharged from further consideration of the following Foreign Service nominations and the Senate proceed to their consideration en bloc: Presidential Nomination 1878, Gary T. Greene; Presidential Nomination 1970, a list beginning with Philip S. Goldberg and ending with Robert W. Weitzel; Presidential Nomination 2028, Michael R. Hardegen; Presidential Nomination 2029, a list beginning with Geoffrey W. Wiggin and ending with Eric A. Wenberg, with the exception of Geoffrey W. Wiggin; Presidential Nomination 2030, a list beginning with Stephen J. Gonyea and ending with Katharine Antonia Weber, with the exception of Scott S. Cameron; Presidential Nomination 2031, a list beginning with Sharon Lee Cromer and ending with Clinton David White, with the exceptions of Sharon Lee Cromer and Maria Rendon Labadan; and Presidential Nomination 2032, a list beginning with Karl Miller Adam and ending with Mark K. Yang, with the exception of Daniel Menco Hirsch; that the nominations be confirmed; that the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table, with no intervening action or debate; that no further motions be in order to the nominations; that any related statements be printed in the Record; and that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's action.



    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

    The nominations considered and confirmed en bloc are as follows: foreign service The following-named Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service of the Department of Agriculture (APHIS) for promotion within and into the Senior Foreign Service to the class indicated: Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister Counselor: Gary T. Greene, of Georgia The following-named Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service of the Department of State for promotion into and within the Senior Foreign Service to the classes indicated: Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service of the United States of America, Class of Career Minister: Philip S. Goldberg, of the District of Columbia Wanda L. Nesbitt, of Pennsylvania Victoria Nuland, of Connecticut Michele Jeanne Sison, of Maryland Daniel Bennett Smith, of Virginia Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor: Karl Philip Albrecht, of Virginia Theodore Allegra, of Colorado Bruce Armstrong, of Florida Clare A. Barkley, of Maryland Robert I. Blau, of Virginia Roberto Gonzales Brady, of California John Brien Brennan, of Virginia Piper Anne Wind Campbell, of the District of Columbia Jonathan Raphael Cohen, of California Mark J. Cohen, of Texas Maureen E. Cormack, of Illinois John S. Creamer, of Virginia Jeffrey DeLaurentis, of New York Laura Farnsworth Dogu, of Texas Walter Douglas, of Nevada Catherine I. Ebert-Gray, of Colorado Susan Marsh Elliott, of Florida Thomas Scott Engle, of the District of Columbia Marilyn Claire Ferdinand, of Virginia Valerie C. Fowler, of Washington Daniel Edward Goodspeed, of Virginia William S. Green, of Ohio Jeri S. Guthrie-Corn, of California Michael A. Hammer, of Maryland D. Brent Hardt, of Florida Robert A. Hartung, of Virginia William A. Heidt, of California James William Herman, of Washington Thomas Mark Hodges, of Tennessee Martin P. Hohe, of Florida Charles F. Hunter, of the District of Columbia Mark J. Hunter, of Florida Donald Emil Jacobson, of Virginia Kelly Ann Keiderling Franz, of California Sung Y. Kim, of California John Charles Law, of Virginia Russell G. Le Clair, Jr., of Illinois Mary Beth Leonard, of Massachusetts Donald Lu, of California Lewis Alan Lukens, of Virginia Deborah Ruth Malac, of Virginia William John Martin, of California Robin Hill Matthewman, of Washington Elizabeth Kay Webb Mayfield, of Texas James P. McAnulty, of Virginia Thomas S. Miller, of Minnesota Barry M. Moore, of Texas Michael Chase Mullins, of New Hampshire John Olson, of California Theodore G. Osius, of the District of Columbia Robert Glenn Rapson, of New Hampshire Robert A. Riley, of Florida Gary D. Robbins, of Washington Todd David Robinson, of New Jersey- Matthew M. Rooney, of Texas Dana Shell Smith, of California Dean L. Smith, of Texas Pamela L. Spratlen, of California Stephanie Sanders Sullivan, of Maryland Susan M. Sutton, of Virginia Michael Embach Thurston, of Washington Paul Allen Wedderien, of California [[Page S8629]] Alice G. Wells, of Virginia Thomas E. Williams, Jr., of Virginia Robert A. Wood, of New York Uzra S. Zeya, of Florida Benjamin G. Ziff, of California The following-named Career Members of the Foreign Service for promotion into the Senior Foreign Service, as indicated: Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service of the United States of America, Class of Counselor: David W. Abell, of Arkansas Aruna S.G. Amirthanayagam, of New York Tanya Cecelia Anderson, of Pennsylvania Michael Adam Barkin, of Florida Peter Henry Barlerin, of Maryland Susan Tebeau Bell, of South Carolina Virginia Lynn Bennett, of Georgia Randy W. Berry, of Colorado Bruce Berton, of Washington Donald Armin Blome, of Illinois Andrew Norbu Bowen, of Texas Sue Lenore Bremner, of California Maria E. Brewer, of Indiana Natalie Eugenia Brown, of Virginia Gregory S. Burton, of Virginia Brent Donald Byers, of Virginia Paul Michael Cantrell, of California Lisa Marie Carle, of California John Leslie Carwile, of Maryland Laurent D. Charbonnet, of Louisiana Craig Lewis Cloud, of Florida Nancy Lynn Corbett, of California Greggory D. Crouch, of the District of Columbia Don D. Curtis, of Maryland John J. Daigle, of Louisiana Joel Danies, of the District of Columbia John Winthrop Dayton III, of Texas Nicholas Julian Dean, of Virginia Robin D. Diallo, of California John Walter Dinkelman, of Wyoming Brian P. Doherty, of Florida Christine Ann Elder, of Virginia Nina Maria Fite, of Pennsylvania Eric Alan Flohr, of Maryland Daniel L. Foote, of Virginia Kenneth Lee Foster, of Virginia Robert Arthur Frazier, of Texas Thomas G. Gallo, of New Jersey Rebecca Eliza Gonzales, of Texas Martha J. Haas, of Arizona Sarah Cooper Hall, of New York Scott Ian Hamilton, of Illinois Todd Philip Haskell, of Florida Andrew B. Haviland, of Iowa Peter Mark Haymond, of Virginia Dennis Walter Hearne, of North Carolina Brian George Heath, of New Jersey Jonathan Henick, of California G. Kathleen Hill, of Texas Nicholas Manning Hill, of Rhode Island Jeffrey M. Hovenier, of Maryland George W. lndyke, Jr., of New Jersey Eric A. Johnson, of the District of Columbia Gary P. Keith, of Ohio Eric Khant, of Florida Yuri Kim, of Guam Karin Margaret King, of Ohio Daniel Joseph Kritenbrink, of Virginia Yael Lampert, of New York James Marx Levy, of Washington John M. Lipinski, of Pennsylvania Patricia Alice Mahoney, of Texas Jeanne M. Maloney, of Tennessee Colette Marcellin, of Virginia Caryn R. McClelland, of California Brian David McFeeters, of New Mexico Jacqueline K. McKennan, of Wyoming Martha L. Melzow, of California Phillip Andrew Min, of New Jersey William James Mozdzierz, of New York Katherine Anne Munchmeyer, of Texas Michael J. Murphy, of Virginia Robert Barry Murphy, of New Hampshire Robert William Ogburn, of Maryland Sheila R. Paskman, of Pennsylvania Lisa J. Peterson, of New York Robert A. Pitre, of Washington Beth L. Poisson, of Maryland Elizabeth Mabel Whalen Pratt, of the District of Columbia David Hugh Rank, of Illinois Joel Richard Reifman, of Texas David M. Reinert, of New Mexico Joan Marie Richards, of California Raymond D. Richhart, Jr., of California William Vernon Roebuck, Jr., of North Carolina Michael D. Scanlan, of Pennsylvania Stephen M. Schwartz, of New York Justin H. Siberell, of California George Neil Sibley, of Connecticut Adam H. Sterling, of New York John C. Sullivan, of California Melinda Tabler-Stone, of Virginia John Stephen Tavenner, of Texas Dean Richard Thompson, of Maryland Susan Ashton Thornton, of the District of Columbia Laird D. Treiber, of the District of Columbia Jeffrey A. Van Dreal, of Texas Lisa Annette Vickers, of California Samuel Robert Watson III, of Virginia Donna Ann Welton, of the District of Columbia Terry John White, of Oregon Stephanie Turco Williams, of Texas Eugene Stewart Young, of the District of Columbia Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, and Consular Officers and Secretaries in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America: Robert L. Adams, of Virginia Thomas A. Barnard, of Virginia Francis John Bray, Jr., of California Carmen Margarita Castro, of Virginia Ronnie S. Catipon, of Virginia David F. Cooper, of Florida Edwin W. Daly, of Virginia Craig Dicker, of Maryland Mark S. Graves, of Virginia Edwin Guard, of Virginia Charles J. Horkey, of Florida Richard J. Ingram, of Virginia Michael P. Kane, of Virginia Kevin J. Kilpatrick, of Indiana Gregary James Levin, of California Jeffrey D. Lischke, of Virginia Kathleen G. Lively, of Virginia Thomas G. McDonough, of Maryland Brian J. McKenna, of Maryland Patrick J. Moore, of Florida Wayne F. Quillin, of New York John H. Rennick, of Texas Susan B. Summers, of Virginia Robert W. Weitzel, of Virginia The following named Career Member of the Foreign Service of the International Broadcasting Bureau for promotion into the Senior Foreign Service to the class indicated: Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, and Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America: Michael R. Hardegen, of Florida Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister Counselor: James J. Higgiston, of Maryland David C. Miller, of Washington Elia P. Vanechanos, of New Jersey Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor: Gary W. Meyer, of Wisconsin Eric A. Wenberg, of Wyoming The following-named persons of the United States Agency for International Development for appointment as Foreign Service Officers of the classes stated.

    For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class Two, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America, Stephen J. Gonyea, of Florida Ritu K. Tariyal, of California Alexis Maria Taylor, of New York For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class Three, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America, Sarah Maxwell Banashek, of California Robert B. Barton, of Pennsylvania Aaron J. Bishop, of California Ana Isabel Bodipo-Memba, of the District of Columbia Kevin Maurice Brown, of Florida Elizabeth Ann Callender, of Virginia Monica Dore Carlson, of Virginia Elizabeth Davnie-Easton, of Virginia Cristina M. Drost, of Nevada Charles Ogorchukwu Egu, of Maryland Susan Fenno, of Maine Christopher Todd Foley, of New York Christine D. Gandomi, of Arizona Anya Glenn, of California Alexandra Isabel Huerta, of Washington Deborah L. Johnston, of Virginia Melanie A. Luick-Martins, of Iowa Steven M. Majors, of Missouri Mark A. Mitchell, of Oregon Christine M. Obester, of Virginia Amy Michelle Partida, of Texas Allyson L. Phelps, of Arizona Andrew Ari Rebold, of New York Shannon Marae Rogers, of Colorado Andrea Sawka, of Florida Jason Lee Smith, of the District of Columbia Richard E. Spencer, of Virginia Matthew Earl Sumpter, of California Greg M. Swarin, of Michigan Corina Chentze Warfield, of California Katharine Antonia Weber, of Alaska The following-named Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service of the Agency for International Development for promotion within and into the Senior Foreign Service to the classes indicated: Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister: David E. Eckerson, of Virginia Earl W. Gast, of California William Hammink, of the District of Columbia Susumu Ken Yamashita, of Florida Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister Counselor: Robert F. Cunnane, of Florida Alexander Dickie IV, of Texas Susan French Fine, of Virginia Brooke Andrea Isham, of Washington Kevin J. Mullally, of Arizona Charles Eric North, of Virginia Denise Annette Rollins, of the District of Columbia Thomas H. Staal, of Maryland Dennis James Weller, of Illinois Melissa A. Williams, of Virginia Career Members of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor: Jim Nelson Barnhart, Jr., of Georgia Sherry F. Carlin, of Florida Kimberly J. Delaney, of California Celestina M. Dooley-Jones, of South Dakota Lisa Rose Franchett, of California Michelle Allison Godette, of Florida Deborah Lynn Grieser, of Illinois Nancy L. Hoffman, of Florida James M. Hope, of Texas Mark S. Hunter, of Virginia Rebecca A. Latorraca, of West Virginia Teresa L. McGhie, of Nevada Elizabeth E. Palmer, of Arizona Joakim Eric Parker, of California Andrew William Plitt, of Maryland Roy Plucknett, of Virginia Leslie K. Reed, of California Allen F. Vargas, of Florida Clinton David White, of Florida [[Page S8630]] The following-named persons of the Department of State for appointment as Foreign Service Officers of the classes stated.

    For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class Four, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America, Karl Miller Adam, of Texas Andrew L. Armstrong, of Florida Dina A. Badawy, of Virginia Francoise I. Baramdyka, of California Brian Paul Beckmann, of Minnesota Fritz W. Berggren, of Washington Marie Marguerite Blanchard, of Massachusetts Kathryn W. Bondy, of Georgia Melanie Lynette Bonner, of the District of Columbia Matthew J. Britton, of California Bianca M. Collins, of Michigan Anton Mark Cooper, of Washington Melissa Elmore Cotton, of Massachusetts Andrew Joseph Curiel, of California Hannah A. Draper, of Arkansas Thomas Anthony Duval, of Massachusetts James P. DuVernay, of New Jersey Amy E. Eagleburger, of California Jonathan Edward Earle, of Missouri Jeremy Edwards, of Texas Jeffrey Edward Ellis, of Washington John C. Etcheverry, of California Dylan Thomas Fisher, of Virginia Theodore Joseph Fisher, of California Rebecca V. Gardner, of Ohio Robert Richard Gatehouse, Jr., of Connecticut Joseph Martin Geraghty, of Pennsylvania John Drew Giblin, of Georgia Stephanie Snow Gilbert, of Oklahoma Mark Thomas Goldrup, of California Michael Gorman, of Virginia Catherine A. Hallock, of New York Jessica Amy Hartman, of California Stephanie M. Hauser, of Florida Jeffrey M. Hay, of Virginia Mark Hernandez, of Virginia Benjamin George Hess, of North Carolina Kathryn L. Holmgaard, of Virginia Jonathan Paul Howard, of Virginia Brent W. Israelsen, of Nevada Eric Ryan Jacobs, of Florida Nichiren Rashad Jones, of Georgia Rachel Ynyr Kallas, of Wisconsin Allen L. Krause, of Michigan Dawson Law, of Florida Katherine Maureen Leahy, of New Jersey Adam Jacob Leff, of the District of Columbia Rong Rong, Li, of Maine Elizabeth Angela Litchfield, of Illinois Jennifer L. McAndrew, of Texas Daniel Craig McCandless, of Pennsylvania Julia P. McKay, of South Carolina Elizabeth Albin Meza, of Texas Eric C. Moore, of Oregon Kristy M. Mordhorst, of Texas Walker Paul Murray, of Washington Scott A. Norris, of Texas Sarah Oh, of New York James Paul O'Mealia II, of New Jersey Irene Ijeoma Onyeagbako, of Nevada Erik Graham Page, of South Carolina Jennifer Leigh Palmer, of California Neil M. Phillips, of Maryland Jay Lanning Porter, of Utah A. Larissa Proctor, of Virginia Margaret S. Ramsay, of New York Jeramee C. Rice, of Tennessee James Thomas Rider, of Michigan Shannon M. Ritchie, of Virginia George Rivas, Jr., of Texas Jennifer Wells Robertson, of Virginia Dustin Salveson, of New York Jonathan Charles Scott, of California Mihail David Seroka, of Alabama Travis Mark Sevy, of Utah Muhammad R. Shahbaz, of New York George Brandon Sherwood, of North Carolina Michael Aaron Shulman, of the District of Columbia Gwendolynne M. Simmons, of Florida Nathan R. Simmons, of Idaho Nisha Dilip Singh, of California Jeremy Daniel Slezak, of Texas Alan Joseph Smith, of the District of Columbia Eric Anthony Smith, of California Veronique Elisabeth Smith, of California Kristen Marie Stolt, of Illinois Michael James Wautlet, of Colorado Erin Ramsey Wilhelm, of the District of Columbia Garrett E. Wilkerson, of Oregon Amanda L. Williams-Ford, of North Carolina Nelson H. Wu, of Virginia Margaret Anne Young, of Missouri Michael Joseph Young, of Colorado The following-named Members of the Foreign Service to be Secretaries or Consular Officers and Secretaries in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America: Sarah Ahmed, of Virginia Zakhar Amchislavsky, of the District of Columbia Moses An, of California Brian I. Apel, of Virginia Tobei B. Arai, of Georgia Harry J. Bethke, of Virginia Littane Bien-Aime, of Massachusetts Keondra S. Bills, of New York Ryan P. Blanton, of Missouri Jackson Bloom, of California Michael C. Blue, of Pennsylvania Pren-Tsilya Boa-Guehe, of Maryland Elizabeth Boniface, of Virginia Douglas L. Brady, of Virginia Alain C. Brainos, of Virginia Patrick Branco, of Hawaii Joseph A. Brandifino, of Virginia Adam Matthew Brown, of Florida Amy B. Brown, of the District of Columbia Travis S. Brown, of the District of Columbia Amanda Rose Buescher, of California Paul R. Bullard, of New York Jose E. Campoy, of Arizona Virgil William Carstens, of Texas Mark R. Carter, of Connecticut Ryan W. Casselberry, of Florida Tuseef Chaudhry, of Virginia Doreen A. Ciavarelli, of Virginia Pam S. Cobb, of the District of Columbia Anita C. Cochran, of New York Lindsay Coldwell, of Virginia Patricia Connor, of Virginia Marlo Salaita Cross-Durrant, of the District of Columbia Daniel William Cunnane, of Virginia Christine E. Cuoco, of Virginia Mary C. Cypressi, of Pennsylvania John P. Davies, of Virginia Maria C. Dec, of Virginia Anthony Delladonna, of Virginia Dan Deming, of Virginia Elizabeth A. Dreeland, of Arizona Elisabeth F. El-Khodary, of Maryland Mark C. Elliott, of Maryland Anthony L. Ettison, of Maryland John V. Fazio, of Illinois Benjamin Michael Fehrman, of North Carolina Joseph P. Ferguson, of Florida Paul I. Fishbein, of California Paul R. Fleming, of Michigan Jennifer R. Garcia, of Virginia Karina Gabriela Garcia, of California Courtney L. Gates, of California John Hunter Gray, of California Marina Vishnevetsky Grayson, of Texas Colin Guard, of Washington Nathaniel Sherman Haft, of Ohio Allyson Hamilton-McIntire, of Kentucky Anne Louise M. Hanson, of Virginia Kaylea J. Happell, of the District of Columbia Mark W. Hardy, of Virginia Byron Clement Hartman, of Virginia Tyson P. Hinds, of Virginia Theodore Ho, of California Alexis J. Huff, of California Kenneth H. Ilgenfritz, of Virginia Daniela Stefanova Ionova-Swider, of Florida Kendall D. Jackson, of West Virginia Briana Nicole Jones, of the District of Columbia Jeff Jung, of California Hiram K. Keliipio, of Virginia Akbar Khalid, of Virginia Walid N. Kildani, of Virginia Yuki Kondo-Shah, of Arizona Patrick E. Koucheravy, of Virginia Laurie Anne Kuriakose, of Illinois Jessie Marie Kuykendall, of Oklahoma Rebecca A. Larson, of the District of Columbia Jaime Faye LeBlanc-Hadley, of Texas Alex Vladichak Litichevsky, of New Jersey Amy L. Loprete, of Maryland Cesar Marines, of Virginia James McDonnell, of the District of Columbia Monty Rushmoore McGee, of Virginia Sean P. McGuire, of Virginia Sutton Adell Meagher, of the District of Columbia Anne-Marie G. Melanson, of Virginia Ronald Mendez, of Texas Victoria S. Meuret, of Virginia Cameron Scott Millard, of Washington Jared R. Milton, of Virginia Amy Rachel Monsarrat, of Virginia Joseph J. Motyleski, of Virginia Jonathan G. Nadzam, of Virginia Emma Mariska Nagy, of California Brandon K. Nolen, of the District of Columbia Mark W. Okiishi, of Virginia Haneef L. Omar, of Maryland Stephen J. Osullivan, of Virginia Benjamin Overby, of Nevada Jane Jihye Park, of Virginia Julianne Nicole Parker, of Florida Gregory Parnell, of Virginia Sapna K. Patel, of Texas Thomas Benjamin Perkowski, of the District of Columbia Ryan Evan Peterson, of Virginia Jeffrey Prenger, of Maryland David A. Rasmussen, of Virginia Michael F. Renehan, of Maryland Kelli A. Rettinger, of Virginia Michael Clinton Riley, of North Carolina Brady E. Roberts, of Texas Scott N. Roffman, of Michigan Carrie M. Romoser, of Virginia Vanessa N. Rozier, of Connecticut Andrea L. Ruschenberg, of Virginia Anastasia J. Sadowski, of Virginia Patrick Salzwedel, of North Carolina Aleksey Sanchez, of Florida David M. Schorr, of Idaho Leah J. Severino, of California Ahmed Shama, of New York Jeffry Howard Sheldon, of Montana Mark T. Shen, of Virginia Andrew Todd Shepard, of Florida Christina Terrill Skipper, of Virginia Kevin W. Smith, of Virginia Alesia L. Sourine, of Michigan Crystal Spearman, of Texas Max Joseph Steiner, of California William John Steinmetz, of Virginia Alex Stewart, of Virginia Rebecca Joy Stewart, of the District of Columbia RaeJean K. Stokes, of Connecticut William Stroud, of Virginia Michael John Suleski, of Virginia Ivan Susak, of Virginia Robert T. Sutter, of the District of Columbia Pamela M. Tadken, of Maryland Karla Thomas, of Washington Markus A. Thomi, of New York Samuel H. Thompson, of Virginia [[Page S8631]] Leah Thornstenson, of Texas Nicholas J. Unger, of California Todd William Unterseher, of Louisiana Jennifer L. VanWinkle, of Iowa Juan Manuel Vazquez, of Washington Susan Rivers Vesel, of Virginia Vanessa Lisbeth Vidal Castellanos, of California Ann Marie Warmenhoven, of Florida Bryan D. Weisbard, of Virginia Robert C. Wheeler, of Virginia Lee Vincent Wilbur, of South Dakota Jacqueline K. Wilson, of Oregon Peter Brenner Winter, of New Mexico Kevin Wong, of Virginia William H. Wyche, of Virginia Mark K. Yang, of Virginia ____________________

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