Business Meeting

Business Meeting


Full Committee Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Time: 10:45 AM Location: SD-106 Presiding: Senator Menendez
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Agenda


For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend. 

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.  

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.

NOMINATIONS:

1. Mr. Marc R. Stanley, of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Argentine Republic

2. Mr. Rashad Hussain, of Virginia, to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom

3. Dr. Adriana Debora Kugler, of Maryland, to be United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of two years

4. The Honorable Ramin Toloui, of Iowa, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Economic and Business Affairs)

5. The Honorable Thomas Barrett, of Wisconsin, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

6. Mr. Erik D. Ramanathan, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Sweden

7. Mr. Scott Miller, of Colorado, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Swiss Confederation, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Principality of Liechtenstein

8. Ms. Jamie L. Harpootlian, of South Carolina, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Slovenia

9. Mr. Scott Nathan, of Massachusetts, to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States International Development Finance Corporation

10. The Honorable John R. Bass, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Under Secretary of State (Management)

11. The Honorable Mark Brzezinski, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Poland

12. Mr. Michael M. Adler, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Belgium

13. Ms. Chantale Yokim Wong, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Director of the Asian Development Bank, with the rank of Ambassador

FSO LISTS:

14. Arthur W. Brown, et al., dated June 22, 2021 (PN 726)

15. Rahel Aboye, et al., dated June 22, 2021 (PN 728), as modified

16. Adam Jeffrey Abramson, et al., dated October 27, 2021 (PN 1317)

17. Mario D. Ambrosino, et al., dated October 27, 2021 (PN 1318)

18. Nicholas R. Abbate, et al., dated October 27, 2021 (PN 1320)

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