February 28, 2005 – Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
May 25, 2005 – Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
June 22, 2005 – Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 175. Subject to nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
June 24, 2005 – Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.