May 25, 2006 – Referred sequentially to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs pursuant to an order of the Senate of January 20, 2005.
June 15, 2006 – Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 713. Subject to nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
June 22, 2006 – Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.