February 27, 2008 - Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. April 23, 2008 - Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held. May 08, 2008 - Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 571. Subject to nominee's commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate. June 04, 2008 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.