October 30, 2007 – Received in the Senate and referred sequentially to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for not to exceed twenty calendar days pursuant to an order of January 9, 2007.
November 15, 2007 – Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 393. Subject to nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
December 19, 2007 – Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.