BBG Nominations Sent to Senate
November 24, 2009
The White House has sent eight nominations to the Senate for the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the entity responsible for U.S. government and government-sponsored, non-military, international broadcasting such as Voice of America and Radio Martí.
The nominations require Senate confirmation. They are:
Victor Ashe of Tennessee for a term expiring next August; he would replace James Glassman, who resigned.
Walter Isaacson of Louisiana for a term until August 2012; he would replace Steven Simmons, whose term expired. Isaacson is also nominated to be chairman of the board to replace Glassman.
Michael Lynton of California for a term expiring in 2012; he would replace Mark McKinnon, whose term expired.
Susan McCue of Virginia for a term expiring in 2011; she would replace Joaquin Blaya, whose term expired.
Michael Meehan of Virginia for a term expiring next August. He would replace D. Jeffrey Hirschberg, whose term expired.
Dennis Mulhaupt of California, for a term expiring in 2011. He would replace Blanquita Walsh Cullum, whose term expired.
Dana Perino of the District of Columbia, for a term expiring in 2012; she would replace Edward Kaufman, who resigned.
S. Enders Wimbush of Virginia for a term expiring in 2010. He would replace Norm Pattiz, whose term expired.