Business Meeting

Business Meeting


Full Committee Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Presiding: Senator Risch

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


LEGISLATION:

1. S. Res. 23, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Countering International Parental Child Abduction Month and expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should raise awareness of the harm caused by international parental child abduction, with an amendment

2. S. Res. 27, a resolution calling for a prompt multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea and urging the cancellation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

3. S. Res. 35, a resolution supporting democratic principles and standards in Bolivia and throughout Latin America, with an amendment

4. S. Res. 67, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in pursuit of shared interests, with an amendment

5. S. Res. 95, a resolution recognizing the 198th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States

6. S. Res. 96, a resolution commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Executive

7. S. Res. 123 , a resolution supporting the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and recognizing its 70 years of accomplishments

NOMINATIONS: 

8. General John P. Abizaid, United States Army, Retired of Nevada, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

9. Mr. Stephen Akard, of Indiana, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador

10. Mr. John Barsa, of Florida, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (Latin America and the Caribbean)

11. Ms. Lynda Blanchard, of Alabama, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Slovenia 

12. Mr. Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu

13. Mr. R. Clarke Cooper, of Florida, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs)

14. The Honorable Jane L. Corwin, of New York, to be Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

15. Mr. Michael J. Fitzpatrick, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Ecuador

16. The Honorable Kenneth S. George, of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay

17. The Honorable Brett P. Giroir, of Texas, to be Representative of the United States on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization

18. Dr. Jeffrey Ross Gunter, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iceland

19. Mr. Ronald Douglas Johnson, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of El Salvador

20. Mr. W. Patrick Murphy, of Vermont, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Cambodia

21. Mr. Mark Rosen, of Connecticut, to be United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund

22. Mr. Daniel N. Rosenblum, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uzbekistan

23. Mr. Robert K. Scott, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malawi

24. The Honorable Robert C. Sisson, of Michigan, to be Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

25. Mr. Donald R. Tapia, of Arizona, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Jamaica

26. The Honorable Matthew H. Tueller, of Utah, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq

27. Mr. Lance V. Yohe, of North Dakota, to be Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada

28. Mr. Keith Krach, of California, to be an Under Secretary of State (Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment), United States Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United States Alternate Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and United States Alternate Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank

29. Mr. David Schenker, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs)

30. Brigadier General David Stilwell, USAF, Retired, of Hawaii, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs)

31. Mr. Kip Tom, of Indiana, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as U.S. Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food Agriculture

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