Business Meeting

Business Meeting


Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Kerry

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


Legislation

S Res. 81, with an amendment, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Water Day

S. 840, International Clean Energy Development Act of 2009


Foreign Service Lists

Christopher L. Andino, et al., dated June 25, 2009

Witnesses


Nominees

  1. Arturo A. Valenzuela, of the District of Columbia
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State
    Western Hemisphere Affairs
  2. The Honorable Thomas Alfred Shannon, Jr., of Virginia
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil
  3. The Honorable Carlos Pascual
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Mexico
  4. Kenneth H. Merten
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti
  5. Vilma S. Martinez, of California
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Argentina
  6. Nicole A. Avant, of California
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas
  7. Vinai K. Thummalapally, of Colorado
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Belize
  8. John R. Nay, of Michigan
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname
  9. The Honorable Anne Elizabeth Derse, of Maryland
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania
  10. Donald Sternoff Beyer, Jr., of Virginia
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Switzerland, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein
  11. Howard W. Gutman, of Maryland
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Belgium
  12. David H. Thorne, of Massachusetts
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Italian Republic, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of San Marino