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Nancy G. Abudu, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, vice Beverly Baldwin Martin, retired.
     Jennifer M. Adams, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cabo Verde.
     B. Bix Aliu, 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 Montenegro.
     DeAndrea Gist Benjamin, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, vice Henry F. Floyd, retired.
     Andrew G. Biggs, of Oregon, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2024, vice Lanhee J. Chen, term expired.
     Rachel Bloomekatz, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, vice R. Guy Cole, Jr., retiring.
     Matthew P. Brookman, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana, vice Richard L. Young, retiring.
     Arthur W. Brown, of Pennsylvania, 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.
     Daniel J. Calabretta, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California, vice John A. Mendez, retired.
     David Michael Capozzi, of Maryland, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years.  (New Position)
     Tiffany M. Cartwright, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, vice Benjamin Hale Settle, retired.
     Anjali Chaturvedi, of Maryland, to be General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs, vice Richard A. Sauber.
     Ravi Chaudhary, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, vice John Henderson.
Nusrat Jahan Choudhury, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, vice Joseph Frank Bianco, elevated.
     Cindy K. Chung, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, vice D. Brooks Smith, retired.
     Jessica G. L. Clarke, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, vice Colleen McMahon, retired.
     Anthony Rosario Coscia, of New Jersey, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years.  (Reappointment)
     David Crane, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary of Energy, vice Mark Wesley Menezes, resigned.
Rebecca F. Dye, of North Carolina, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2025.  (Reappointment)
     Ana A. Escrogima, of New York, 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 Sultanate of Oman.
     Joseph Lee Falk, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of four years, vice George E. Moose, term expired.
     Michael Farbiarz, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, vice Noel Lawrence Hillman, retired.
     Kathleen A. FitzGibbon, of New York, 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 Niger.
     Robert William Forden, 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 Kingdom of Cambodia.
     Eric M. Garcetti, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of India.
     Matthew L. Garcia, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico, vice Judith C. Herrera, retired.
     Bradley N. Garcia, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, vice Judith W. Rogers, retiring.
     Karla Ann Gilbride, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term of four years, vice Sharon Fast Gustafson.
     Nickolas Guertin, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, vice James F. Geurts.
Geeta Rao Gupta, of Virginia, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues, vice Kelley Eckels Currie.
     Margaret R. Guzman, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts, vice Timothy S. Hillman, retired.
     Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, vice Susan Tsui Grundmann.
     Rosemarie Hidalgo, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice, vice Susan B. Carbon.
     Dale E. Ho, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, vice Katherine B. Forrest, resigned.
     Lindsay C. Jenkins, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, vice John Z. Lee, elevated.
     Anthony Devos Johnstone, of Montana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, vice Sidney R. Thomas, retiring.
     Maria Araujo Kahn, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, vice Jose A. Cabranes, retiring.
     Kenly Kiya Kato, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California, vice Beverly Reid O’Connell, deceased.
     Ronald T. Keohane, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, vice James N. Stewart.
Robert Kirsch, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, vice Freda L. Wolfson, retiring.
     Eric W. Kneedler, of Pennsylvania, 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 Rwanda.
     Christopher Koos, of Illinois, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years, vice Thomas C. Carper, term expired.
     Kalpana Kotagal, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2027, vice Janet Dhillon, term expiring.
     Demetrios L. Kouzoukas, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years, vice Charles P. Blahous, III, term expired.
     Demetrios L. Kouzoukas, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years, vice Charles P. Blahous, III, term expired.
     Demetrios L. Kouzoukas, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years, vice Charles P. Blahous, III, term expired.
     Samuel E. Lathem, of Delaware, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years, vice Albert DiClemente, term expired.
     Yael Lempert, of New York, 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 Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
     Sharon Beth Lewis, of Oregon, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2028, vice Alan L. Cohen, term expired.
     Mark W. Libby, of Massachusetts, 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 Azerbaijan.
     Daniel B. Maffei, of New York, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2027.  (Reappointment)
     Jean Elizabeth Manes, of Florida, 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 Colombia.
     Lester Martinez-Lopez, of Florida, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, vice Thomas McCaffery.
  Araceli Martínez-Olguín, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, vice Jeffrey S. White, retired.
     Ervin Jose Massinga, of Washington, 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 Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
     Natasha C. Merle, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, vice an additional position in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 133(b)(1).
     Richard Mills, Jr., of Georgia, 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 Federal Republic of Nigeria.
     Matthew D. Murray, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Senior Official for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
     Vivek Hallegere Murthy, of Florida, to be Representative of the United States on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, vice Brett P. Giroir.
     Gina R. Méndez-Miró, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico, vice Carmen Consuelo Cerezo, retired.
     Adrienne C. Nelson, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, vice Michael W. Mosman, retired.
     Patricia Hart Neuman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years, vice Robert D. Reischauer, term expired.
     Patricia Hart Neuman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years, vice Robert D. Reischauer, term expired.
     Patricia Hart Neuman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years, vice Robert D. Reischauer, term expired.
     Roger F. Nyhus, of Washington, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Barbados, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
     Brendan Owens, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, vice Lucian Niemeyer.
  Radha Iyengar Plumb, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, vice Alan Ray Shaffer.
     Javier Ramirez, of Illinois, to be Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director, vice Richard Giacolone.
Michael Alan Ratney, of Massachusetts, 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 Saudi Arabia.
     Ana C. Reyes, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, vice Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, retiring.
     Elizabeth H. Richard, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Coordinator for Counterterrorism, with the rank and status of Ambassador at Large, vice Nathan Alexander Sales.
     Julie Rikelman, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit, vice Sandra L. Lynch, retiring.
     Elizabeth Rood, of Pennsylvania, 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 Turkmenistan.
     Karen Sasahara, of Massachusetts, 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 State of Kuwait.
     Dorothy Camille Shea, of North Carolina, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be the Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and the Deputy Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.
     Dorothy Camille Shea, of North Carolina, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, during her tenure of service as Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations.
     Colleen Joy Shogan, of Pennsylvania, to be Archivist of the United States, vice David S. Ferriero.
Calvin Smyre, of Georgia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.
     Gigi B. Sohn, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission for a term of five years from July 1, 2021, vice Ajit Varadaraj Pai, term expired.
     Amy Lefkowitz Solomon, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Karol Virginia Mason.
     Martina Anna Tkadlec Strong, of Texas, 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 United Arab Emirates.
     Stephanie Sanders Sullivan, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Representative of the United States of America to the African Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
     Dilawar Syed, of California, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration, vice Althea Coetzee.
     Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath, of Texas, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Peru.
     Joel Matthew Szabat, of Maryland, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years, vice Derek Tai-Ching Kan, resigned.
     Robert G. Taub, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for a term expiring October 14, 2028. (Reappointment)
     Laura Taylor-Kale, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.  (New Position)
     Nicole D. Theriot, of Louisiana, 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 Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
     Pamela M. Tremont, 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 Zimbabwe.
     Hernán D. Vera, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California, vice Margaret M. Morrow, retired.
     Richard R. Verma, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, vice Brian P. McKeon, resigned.
     Jamar K. Walker, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, vice Raymond A. Jackson, retired.
     Phillip A. Washington, of Illinois, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration for the term of five years, vice Stephen M. Dickson, resigned.
     Donna Ann Welton, of New York, 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 Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
     Daniel I. Werfel, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the term expiring November 12, 2027, vice Charles P. Rettig, term expired.
     Jamal N. Whitehead, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, vice Richard A. Jones, retiring.
     Robin Lee Wiessmann, of Pennsylvania, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years, vice Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, term expired.
     Ann Marie Yastishock, of Pennsylvania, 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 Independent State of Papua New Guinea, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Solomon Islands and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Vanuatu.
     Hugo Yue-Ho Yon, 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 Maldives.
     Roger Israel Zakheim, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of four years, vice Jeremy A. Rabkin, term expired.
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