Executive Session and Nominations Hearing

December 1, 2021

Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene an executive session at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to consider the following nominations:

Agenda:

  • Nomination of Jessica Rosenworcel, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (PN1322)
  • Nomination of Alvaro M. Bedoya, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (PN1156)
  • Nomination of Jainey Kumar Bavishi, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (PN1024)
  • Nomination of Arun Venkataraman, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service (PN606)
  • Coast Guard Promotions (PN1219, 1282, 1283, and 1294)

 

At the conclusion of the markup, the Committee will go directly into the nomination hearing.

Nominees:

  • Ms. Gigi B. Sohn, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (PN1323)
  • Mr. Alan Davidson, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information (PN1321)
  • Mr. Viquar Ahmad, to be Assistant Secretary for Administration and Chief Financial Officer, of the Department of Commerce (PN1048 and PN1049)
  • Mr. Jed David Kolko, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs (PN1221)

DETAILS

Commerce Committee Executive Session

10:15 a.m.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253

 

WATCH LIVE STREAM:  www.commerce.senate.gov

 

Due to current limited access to the Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view this hearing via the live stream. Social distancing is now lifted for vaccinated members of the press who wish to attend. The Office of the Attending Physician recommends that all individuals wear masks while in interior spaces and other individuals are present

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 News Release

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chair Maria Cantwell

Witness Panel 1

  • Gigi B. Sohn

    To be a Commissioner
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Alan Davidson

    To be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information
    Department of Commerce
  • Viquar Ahmad

    To be Assistant Secretary foAdministration and Chief Financial Officer
    The Department of Commerce
  • Jed David Kolko

    to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs
    Department of Commerce