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Kansas Gov. Samuel Brownback, Republican, nominated as U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom

July 28, 2017: Samuel D. Brownback was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at the U.S. Department of State on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Brownback, 60, Kansas Republican, has been the Governor of Kansas since 2011. He was previously a U.S. Senator from 1996 to 2011, representing Kansas, and he was a U.S. House of Representatives member in 1995 and 1996, also representing Kansas. Brownback was previously the Kansas Secretary of Agriculture from 1986 to 1993, and he was a White House Fellow at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in 1990 and 1991. Brownback also previously worked as a private lawyer in Kansas and he taught agricultural law at Kansas State University. He co-authored two books on the subject. Brownback received his law degree from the University of Kansas.

James Maccoun hired as Roseville, Calif., Police Chief

  

July 28, 2017: James Maccoun has been hired as the Roseville, Calif., Police Chief, effective in mid-August, 2017. Maccoun succeeds Daniel Hahn, who resigned to take the post as the Sacramento Police Chief. Maccoun is currently Roseville’s Assistant Police Chief, a Post he has held since 2014. Roseville City Manager Rob Jensen announced Maccoun’s hiring on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Maccoun, of south Placer County, Calif., grew up in Roseville. He received his elementary school education at St. Rose School, then attended Jesuit High School in Sacramento. He worked part time for the Roseville Police Department as a Police Service Aide while he attended Sierra College. Maccoun joined the Sacramento Police Department as a Community Service Officer and rose through the ranks to the position of Captain. He returned to Roseville in 2014 to take the Assistant Chief position. Maccoun received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from California State University, Sacramento; a master’s degree in public administration from National University; and he completed the Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University.

Kevin Cavanaugh, Democrat, elected to New Hampshire State Senate District 16 seat

  

July 28, 2017: Kevin Cavanaugh, Democrat, was elected to the New Hampshire State Senate District 16 seat in a special election held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Cavanaugh defeated David Boutin, Republican, and Jason Dubrow, Libertarian, in the election. District 16 covers Bow, Dunbarton, Candia, Hooksett and parts of Manchester. The seat was left vacant by the death of Scott McGilvray, Democrat, in March, 2017. Officials at the New Hampshire Democratic Party said Cavanaugh's win marks the first time New Hampshire Democrats have won a State Senate special election since February, 1984. Cavanaugh is the tenth Democrat in the twenty-four-seat New Hampshire State Senate.

Matthew Clark appointed Chief of Staff, Maryland Governor's Office

  

July 28, 2017: Matthew Clark has been appointed as the Chief of Staff at the Maryland Governor’s Office by Gov. Larry Hogan, effective on August 15, 2017. Clark succeeds Sam Malhotra, who is resigning to work in the private sector. Malhotra will continue to work for the administration as a Senior Adviser on Technology and Innovation Issues to Hogan. Clark returns to the administration after working as the Communications Director from January, 2015, to July, 2016. Before that, he was a managing director at FTI Consulting, a business advisory and strategy consulting company based in Washington D.C. Clark took that job after he resigned from the administration. Malhotra worked for the Hogan administration for two and a half years, first as the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources from February, 2015, to October, 2016, before he was appointed as the Chief of Staff.

Daniel Hahn hired as Sacramento Police Chief

  

July 28, 2017: James Maccoun has been hired as the Roseville, Calif., Police Chief, effective in mid-August, 2017. Maccoun succeeds Daniel Hahn, who resigned to take the post as the Sacramento Police Chief. Maccoun is currently Roseville’s Assistant Police Chief, a Post he has held since 2014. Roseville City Manager Rob Jensen announced Maccoun’s hiring on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Maccoun, of south Placer County, Calif., grew up in Roseville. He received his elementary school education at St. Rose School, then attended Jesuit High School in Sacramento. He worked part time for the Roseville Police Department as a Police Service Aide while he attended Sierra College. Maccoun joined the Sacramento Police Department as a Community Service Officer and rose through the ranks to the position of Captain. He returned to Roseville in 2014 to take the Assistant Chief position. Maccoun received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from California State University, Sacramento; a master’s degree in public administration from National University; and he completed the Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University.

Daniel Kritenbrink nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam

  

July 28, 2017: Daniel J. Kritenbrink was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Kritenbrink, of Virginia, is career member of the federal government’s Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, and he has worked as a diplomat since 1994. He is currently the Senior Advisor for North Korea Policy at the U.S. Department of State. A former Deputy Chief of Mission in Beijing, China, Kritenbrink has held several senior leadership positions at the State Department, including Deputy Chief of Mission in Beijing, China. Kritenbrink also previously worked as a Senior Director at the White House National Security Council. He has two decades of experience overseas and in Washington, working on Asian affairs as a policy maker, analyst, and practitioner. He speaks Chinese and Japanese. Kritenbrink received an M.A. from the University of Virginia.

Sam Malhotra appointed Senior Adviser, Technology and Innovation Issues, Maryland Governor's Office

  

July 28, 2017: Matthew Clark has been appointed as the Chief of Staff at the Maryland Governor’s Office by Gov. Larry Hogan, effective on August 15, 2017. Clark succeeds Sam Malhotra, who is resigning to work in the private sector. Malhotra will continue to work for the administration as a Senior Adviser on Technology and Innovation Issues to Hogan. Clark returns to the administration after working as the Communications Director from January, 2015, to July, 2016. Before that, he was a managing director at FTI Consulting, a business advisory and strategy consulting company based in Washington D.C. Clark took that job after he resigned from the administration. Malhotra worked for the Hogan administration for two and a half years, first as the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources from February, 2015, to October, 2016, before he was appointed as the Chief of Staff.