WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 -- The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of nine individuals for positions in the Obama Administration on Dec. 9:
Adri Davin Jayaratne, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor.
Jay Neal Lerner, of Illinois, to be Inspector General, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Andrew Mayock, of Illinois, to be Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget.
Peggy E. Gustafson, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Department of Commerce.
Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir, of Connecticut, to be Ambassador to Malaysia.
Mark D. Acton, of Kentucky, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for a term expiring October 14, 2022.
Robert G. Taub, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for a term expiring October 14, 2022.
John D. Minton, Jr., of Kentucky, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute for a term expiring September 17, 2019.
Ann Begeman, of South Dakota, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board for a term expiring December 31, 2020.