March 28, 2010 in Nation/World

Agency, board appointments

 

 President Barack Obama announced his intention on Saturday to make 15 recess appointments to federal boards and agencies, circumventing the usual process of Senate confirmation. Those 15 nominees are:

Jeffrey Goldstein, undersecretary for domestic finance at the Treasury Department

Michael Mundaca, assistant secretary for tax policy at the Treasury Department

Eric Hirschhorn, undersecretary of commerce for export administration and head of the Bureau of Industry and Security at the Commerce Department

Michael Punke, deputy trade representative – Geneva, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Francisco Sanchez, undersecretary for international trade, Commerce Department

Islam Siddiqui, chief agricultural negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Alan Bersin, commissioner of U.S. customs and border protection, Department of Homeland Security

Jill Long Thompson, member of the Farm Credit Administration Board

Rafael Borras, undersecretary for management, Department of Homeland Security

Craig Becker, member of the National Labor Relations Board

Mark Pearce, member of the National Labor Relations Board

Jacqueline Berrien, chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Chai Feldblum, commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Victoria Lipnic, commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

P. David Lopez, general counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Associated Press

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