Appointments

• President Barack Obama nominated former Rep. Anne Northup (R-Ky.) to be a commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years.

• Daniel Werfel was nominated to be controller of the Office of Federal Financial Management at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Werfel has been the deputy controller at OMB since March of 2006. Werfel has also served as a trial attorney in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division.

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• President Obama sent to the Senate the nomination of Terry Yonkers to be an assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations and environment. Yonkers is currently senior vice president of ARCADIS-US. He served as the acting deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for environment, safety and occupational health and as director of environmental programs for the Air Force’s Base Conversion Agency.

• Edward Avalos was nominated to be a member of the board of directors of the Commodity Credit Corp. Avalos served for 29 years in the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. Kathleen Merrigan, James Miller and Kevin Concannon also have been nominated to be members of the board of directors of the Commodity Credit Corp.

• President Obama nominated Daniel Bogden to be United States attorney for the District of Nevada for the term of four years.

• Deborah Gilg was nominated to be United States attorney for the District of Nebraska for the term of four years.

• The president nominated Timothy Heaphy to be United States attorney for the Western District of Virginia for the term of four years.

• The president nominated Susan Tsui Grundmann to be chairwoman of the Merit Systems Protection Board as well as a member of the board for the term of seven years expiring March 1, 2016. Since 2002, Grundmann has served as general counsel to the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE).