Presidential nominations to key posts continue

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Shamina Singh (left) and Nina Hachigian

On Jan. 16, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Nina Hachigian as Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the Rank of Ambassador, Department of State. Hachigian is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, a position she has held since 2008. She worked as director at the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy from 2001 to 2005.

The president will also nominate Shamina Singh to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Singh is the executive director of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth, a position she has held since December 2013. She is also the global director of government social programs in MasterCard’s Public Private Partnerships group, a position she has held since February 2013. From 2011 to 2013, she was senior adviser to MSLGROUP. Previously, she served as vice president of government and public affairs at Nike, Inc., from 2010 to 2011. (end)

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