BBG Nominations Sent to Senate
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.