WASHINGTON DC –
SENATE INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TO HOLD CONFIRMATION HEARING ON NOMINEE FOR DIRECTOR OF INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), Chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, announced the committee will conduct a confirmation hearing Thursday morning, February 7 at 9:30 AM for Robert McSwain, President Bush’s nominee to be Director of the Indian Health Service.
If confirmed, Mr. McSwain would serve a term of four years. He has served as Acting Director of the Indian Health Service since September 2007. President Bush nominated him to be the Director on December 19.
WHO: Senator Byron Dorgan, Chair; Senator Lisa Murkowski, Vice Chair; other members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.
WHAT: Confirmation hearing, Robert McSwain, nominee to be Director of the Indian Health Service
WHEN: 9:30 AM, Thursday, February 7
WHERE: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
WHY: To consider the President’s nomination of Robert McSwain to be Director of the Indian Health Service for a term of four years.