Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 The Capitol Presiding: Senator Lugar

There was no video broadcast for this event.


The Committee Will Consider and Vote On The
Following Agenda Items:


FSO Promotion Lists:
1. FSO Promotion List,
   Ruffner, George, et al
   Dated February 8, 2005
   (minus: Edgar Fulton, Jr.)
2. FSO Promotion List,
   Fernandez, Peter, et al
   Dated January 24, 2005
3. FSO Promotion List,
   North, Walter E., et al
   Dated January 24, 2005
   (minus: Donald B. Clark, James Stephenson,
   Clifford H. Brown, Michael T. Fritz)



  1. Howard J. Krongard
    Nominee to be Inspector General
    Department of State
  2. Joseph R. DeTrani
    Nominee for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure as Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks
  3. John Thomas Schieffer
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Japan
  4. The Honorable Christopher R. Hill
    Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
    Department of State
    Washington , DC
  5. R. Nicholas Burns
    Nominee to be Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  6. C. David Welch
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs
  7. John B. Bellinger, III
    Nominee to be Legal Advisor at the State Department
  8. David A. Balton
    Nominee for The Rank of Ambassador During His Tenure as Deputy Secretary of State For Oceans and Fisheries
  9. Rudolph Boschwitz
    Nominee for the Rank Of Ambassador During His Tenure of Service as United State Representative on the Human Rights Commission of the UN Economic and Social Council