Executive Session

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene an executive session at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, to consider the following nominations:  

  1. Dr. Jed Kolko, to be Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce (PN1538)
  2. Rear Admiral (USN Ret.) Ann Phillips, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation (PN1547)
  3. Dr. Steven Cliff, to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation (PN1543)
  4. John Putnam, to be General Counsel, Department of Transportation (PN1249)
  5. Kathy Im, to be a Board Member, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN1242)
  6. Thomas Rothman, to be a Board Member, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN1243)
  7. Elizabeth Sembler, to be a Board Member, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN1244) 
  8. Laura Ross, to be a Board Member, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN1675)
  9. Victoria Wassmer, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Transportation (PN1532)
  10. Max Vekich, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission (PN1537)
  11. Coast Guard Promotions (PN 1651, 1434, 1327, 1072)

*Agenda items subject to change


Commerce Committee Executive Session

10:00 a.m. ET

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253

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Majority Statement

  • Chair Maria Cantwell