Thursday, May 7, 2009

Confirmed: Ivo Daalder, Johnnie Carson and Luis de Baca

That was quick! On May 5th, the SFRC endorsed these nominees and yesterday, the full Senate confirmed the following State Department nominations:

Ivo H. Daalder, of Virginia, to be United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Also see: Officially In: General Eikenberry to Kabul and Other Nominees SFRC Hearings: Nominations of Burk, Daalder WH announcement here, Brookings bio here)

Johnnie Carson, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).

Also see: Officially In: Johnnie Carson to the AF Bureau, SFRC Hearings: Nominations of Carson, de Baca

Luis C. de Baca, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking, with rank of Ambassador at Large.

Also see: More State Department Nominations SFRC Hearings: Nominations of Carson, de Baca

Congressional Record

CONFIRMATIONS -- (Senate - May 06, 2009) [Page: S5248] GPO's PDF

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