Nominations Hearing

July 31, 2007

Nomination

253 SR

Nominees include:

Vice Admiral Thomas J. Barrett, USCG (Ret.), to be Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

Mr. Ronald Spoehel, to be Chief Financial Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rear Admiral William G. Sutton, Jr., USN (Ret.), to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce

Mr. Paul R. Brubaker, to be Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Daniel K. Inouye

    Senator

Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable William S. Cohen

    former Secretary of Defense
  • The Honorable Lisa Murkowski

    United States Senator
    Alaska

Witness Panel 1

  • Vice Admiral Thomas J. Barrett USCG (Ret.)

    Nominated to be Deputy Secretary
    U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Mr. Ronald Spoehel

    Nominated to be Chief Financial Officer
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • The Honorable Paul Brubaker

    Administrator, Research and Innovative Technology Administration
    U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Rear Admiral William G. Sutton USN (Ret.)

    Nominated to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce
    U.S. Department of Commerce