By The Hill Staff - 04/26/12 11:16 PM EDT
• President Obama has nominated William Schultz to be general counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Schultz is now the principal deputy general counsel and acting general counsel of the department. Before coming to HHS, he worked for Zuckerman Spaeder for about 10 years and served as the Justice Department’s deputy assistant attorney general for the Civil Division. He has also served as the Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner for policy and as counsel for the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on Health and the Environment.
• The president has nominated Charles Benton to be a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board. Benton is chairman and chief executive officer of the Benton Foundation and serves on the boards of Boston’s Educational Development Center and Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. He previously worked for the Encyclopædia Britannica Education Corp., Public Media Inc., Films Inc., Home Vision Entertainment and the Partnership for a Connected Illinois
• President Obama nominated Bert Castro to be a National Museum and Library Services board member. Castro works for the Arizona Zoological Society/ Phoenix Zoo as president and chief executive officer. Before that, he worked for the Oklahoma City Zoological Park and Botanical Garden as executive director and chief executive officer.
• The president has nominated Ingrid Gregg to be a member of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation board of trustees. Gregg works for the Earhart Foundation as president and trustee. Before that, she worked in a variety of other positions at the organization, including director of programming.