NOAA and OSTP Nominees to Appear Before Senate Commerce Committee

February 6, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV (D-WV) will hold a nominations hearing on Thursday, February 12, 2009 for Dr. Jane Lubchenco, nominated to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere at the U.S. Department of Commerce - also known as the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – and Dr. John Holdren, nominated to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President.
The hearing will immediately following the Committee’s Executive Session scheduled for 10:00 a.m. and will be held in room 253 of the Russell Senate Office Building.
Nominations Hearing
Full Committee
Date:  Thursday, February 12, 2009
Time:  Immediately Following the Committee’s Executive Session Scheduled for 10:00 a.m
Location:  Room 253, Russell Senate Office Building
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary-Designate of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dr. John Holdren, Director-Designate, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President