Jill Crumpacker named Executive Director (01/11/06)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2006

Jill M. Crumpacker Named Executive Director

of the FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

Federal Labor Relations Authority Chairman Dale Cabaniss announced today the appointment of a career member of the Senior Executive Service, Jill M. Crumpacker, as Executive Director, following a vote of the three-member Authority in accordance with the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute.

The FLRA is an independent agency responsible for administering the labor-management relations program for more than one million non-Postal Service Federal employees worldwide, the majority of whom are exclusively represented in more than 2,000 bargaining units. The FLRA conducts its case-processing activities through four components: the General Counsel of the Authority (OGC), the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ), the Authority decisional component (Authority),and the Federal Service Impasses Panel (Panel). Presidential appointees head three of these four components (OGC, Authority, and Panel).

As Executive Director, Ms. Crumpacker reports directly to the FLRA Chairman and serves as the agency chief operating officer, responsible for broad administrative management of agency-wide operating programs, including budget/finance; facilities and procurement services; information technology; and human capital. Crumpacker’s management portfolio will also include overseeing agency wide performance activities, including linking individual and organizational goals and performance.

In announcing the Authority’s appointment of Crumpacker, FLRA Chairman Dale Cab