October 20,2017

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Hatch Announces Executive Session to Consider Trade Nominations

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today announced the committee will mark up three trade nominations during an executive session on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m., in Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 215.  

The committee will consider the following nominees:

  • Mr. Jeffrey Gerrish, of Maryland, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador, vice Robert W. Holleyman II;
  • Mr. Gregory Doud, of Kansas, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, vice Darci L. Vetter; and
  • Mr. Jason Kearns, of Colorado, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for the term expiring December 16, 2024, vice Dean A. Pinkert, resigned.

Who: Senate Finance Committee
What: Executive Session to Consider Trade Nominations
Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building; Washington, DC 20510
When: Oct. 24, 2017 at 10 a.m.

Following the consideration of these trade nominations, the committee will move to its hearing to consider the nomination of Kevin K. McAleenan to serve as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  

For media inquiries and additional information, including webcast and testimony details, please visit: http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.