Full Committee Hearing

Nominations


Full Committee Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Time: 02:15 PM Location: SD-419 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Murphy
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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.

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Reuben E. Brigety II
    of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of South Africa
  2. The Honorable Michael Battle
    of Georgia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Republic of Tanzania
  3. Ms. Margaret C. Whitman
    of Colorado, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kenya

Panel II

  1. Mr. Michael C. Gonzales
    of California, 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 Zambia
  2. Mr. John T. Godfrey
    of California, 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 the Sudan
  3. Mr. Michael J. Adler
    of Maryland, 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 South Sudan