January 24, 2005 – Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
May 19, 2005 – Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
May 25, 2005 – Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 137. Subject to nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
June 15, 2005 – Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.