Hearings and Business Meetings

366 Dirksen Senate Office Building 10:00 AM

The hearing will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC. 

The purpose of this hearing is to consider the following nominations:

  • Dr. Rita Baranwal to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy);

  • Mr. Bernard L. McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and

  • Mr. Raymond David Vela to be Director of the National Park Service. 

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

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Opening Remarks

Member Statements

  • The Honorable James E. Risch
    United States Senator
  • The Honorable Ted Cruz
    United States Senator
  • The Honorable John Cornyn
    United States Senator

Witness Panel 1