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Nominations in Committee (Civilian)


This document identifies civilian nominations submitted by the President to the Senate for confirmation during the current congress and that are currently undergoing committee consideration. The nominations are listed by committee and in reverse chronological order based on the referral date.
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Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

2021-01-20 PN78-22 Department of Agriculture

Thomas J. Vilsack, of Iowa, to be Secretary of Agriculture.


2021-01-03 PN1 Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Robert Benedict Bowes, of Virginia, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2025.


Armed Services

2021-01-20 PN79-6 Department of Defense

Colin Hackett Kahl, of California, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.


2021-01-20 PN79-5 Department of Defense

Kathleen Holland Hicks, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense.


2021-01-20 PN78-1 Department of Defense

Lloyd James Austin, of Georgia, to be Secretary of Defense.


2021-01-06 PN32 Department of Defense

Jason Abend, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Defense.


Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

2021-01-20 PN78-17 Executive Office of the President

Cecilia Elena Rouse, of New Jersey, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.


2021-01-20 PN78-6 Department of Housing and Urban Development

Marcia Louise Fudge, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.


2021-01-03 PN3 Federal Reserve System

Judy Shelton, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for the unexpired term of fourteen years from February 1, 2010.


2021-01-03 PN2 Department of the Treasury

Brian P. Brooks, of California, to be Comptroller of the Currency for a term of five years.


Budget

2021-01-20 PN79-13 Executive Office of the President

Shalanda D. Young, of Louisiana, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.


2021-01-20 PN78-19 Executive Office of the President

Neera Tanden, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.


Commerce, Science, and Transportation

2021-01-20 PN79-3 Department of Commerce

Donet Dominic Graves, Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce.


2021-01-20 PN78-15 Department of Commerce

Gina Marie Raimondo, of Rhode Island, to be Secretary of Commerce.


2021-01-20 PN78-12 Executive Office of the President

Eric S. Lander, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.


2021-01-20 PN78-4 Department of Transportation

Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Transportation.


2021-01-03 PN4 Federal Communications Commission

John Chase Johnson, of Oklahoma, to be Inspector General, Federal Communications Commission.


Energy and Natural Resources

2021-01-20 PN78-11 Department of the Interior

Debra Anne Haaland, of New Mexico, to be Secretary of the Interior.


2021-01-20 PN78-8 Department of Energy

Jennifer Mulhern Granholm, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Energy.


Environment and Public Works

2021-01-20 PN79-8 Environmental Protection Agency

Janet Garvin McCabe, of Indiana, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.


2021-01-20 PN79-7 Executive Office of the President

Brenda Mallory, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Council on Environmental Quality.


2021-01-20 PN78-16 Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Stanley Regan, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.


2021-01-03 PN6 Tennessee Valley Authority

Ricky Roden, of Alabama, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for the remainder of the term expiring May 18, 2021.


2021-01-03 PN5 Tennessee Valley Authority

Charles W. Cook, Jr., of Mississippi, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2025.


Finance

2021-01-20 PN79-1 Department of the Treasury

Adewale O. Adeyemo, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.


2021-01-20 PN78-24 Department of the Treasury

Janet Louise Yellen, of California, to be Secretary of the Treasury.


2021-01-20 PN78-18 Executive Office of the President

Katherine C. Tai, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.


2021-01-20 PN78-2 Department of Health and Human Services

Xavier Becerra, of California, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services.


2021-01-06 PN33 United States International Trade Commission

William Patrick Joseph Kimmitt, of Virginia, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for a term expiring June 16, 2029.


2021-01-03 PN7 United States Tax Court

Mark Van Dyke Holmes, of New York, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years.


Foreign Relations

2021-01-20 PN79-12 Department of State

Wendy Ruth Sherman, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of State.


2021-01-20 PN78-21 Department of State

Linda Thomas-Greenfeld, of Louisiana, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during her tenure of service as Represenative of the United States of America to the United Nations.


2021-01-20 PN78-20 Department of State

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, of Louisiana, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Represenative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.


2021-01-20 PN78-3 Department of State

Antony John Blinken, of New York, to be Secretary of State.


2021-01-06 PN34 Department of State

Barbera Hale Thornhill, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Singapore.


2021-01-03 PN8 Department of State

William A. Douglass, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.


Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

2021-01-20 PN79-13 Executive Office of the President

Shalanda D. Young, of Louisiana, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.


2021-01-20 PN79-9 Executive Office of the President

Jason Scott Miller, of Maryland, to be Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget.


2021-01-20 PN78-19 Executive Office of the President

Neera Tanden, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.


2021-01-20 PN78-13 Department of Homeland Security

Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.


2021-01-03 PN21 The Judiciary

John C. Truong, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN20 The Judiciary

Elizabeth J. Shapiro, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN19 The Judiciary

Vijay Shanker, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN18 The Judiciary

Carl Ezekiel Ross, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN17 The Judiciary

Mark A. Robbins, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN16 The Judiciary

Danny Lam Nguyen, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN15 Merit Systems Protection Board

Dennis Dean Kirk, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board for the term of seven years expiring March 1, 2023.


2021-01-03 PN14 The Judiciary

John P. Howard III, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN13 The Judiciary

Sharon E. Goodie, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN12 The Judiciary

Rahkel Bouchet, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.


Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

2021-01-20 PN79-11 Public Health Service

Vivek Hallegere Murthy, of Florida, to be Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service, subject to qualifications therefor as provided by law and regulations, and to be Surgeon General of the Public Health Service for a term of four years.


2021-01-20 PN78-23 Department of Labor

Martin Joseph Walsh, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of Labor.


2021-01-20 PN78-5 Department of Education

Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education.


Judiciary

2021-01-20 PN79-10 Department of Justice

Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General.


2021-01-20 PN79-4 Department of Justice

Vanita Gupta, of Virginia, to be Associate Attorney General.


2021-01-20 PN79-2 Department of Justice

Kristen M. Clarke, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General.


2021-01-20 PN78-7 Department of Justice

Merrick Brian Garland, of Maryland, to be Attorney General.


2021-01-03 PN30 The Judiciary

Grace Karaffa Obermann, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN29 The Judiciary

Edmund G. LaCour, Jr., of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama.


2021-01-03 PN28 The Judiciary

Stephen Andrew Kubiatowski, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.


2021-01-03 PN27 The Judiciary

Maria Teresa Bonifacio Cenzon, of Guam, to be Judge for the District Court of Guam for the term of ten years.


2021-01-03 PN26 Department of Justice

Melanie J. Bevan, of Florida, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Florida for the term of four years.


2021-01-03 PN25 The Judiciary

Joseph L. Barloon, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade.


2021-01-03 PN24 The Judiciary

Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, of Puerto Rico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit.


2021-01-03 PN23 The Judiciary

Terrence M. Andrews, of California, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.


Small Business and Entrepreneurship

2021-01-20 PN78-9 Small Business Administration

Isabella Casillas Guzman, of California, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration.


Veterans' Affairs

2021-01-20 PN78-14 Department of Veterans Affairs

Denis Richard McDonough, of Maryland, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs.