THOMAS R. COLOSI AND DAVID W. GEISS APPOINTED AS MEMBERS OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE IMPASSE DISPUTES PANEL

 

FLRA NEWS


FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY · WASHINGTON, DC · 20424

June 6, 1997 · PR 110-97
Contact: Kim Weaver
202-482-6500

THOMAS R. COLOSI AND DAVID W. GEISS
APPOINTED AS MEMBERS OF THE
FOREIGN SERVICE IMPASSE DISPUTES PANEL

Phyllis Segal, Chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), appointed Thomas R. Colosi and David W. Geiss to three year terms on the Foreign Service Impasse Disputes Panel (the Panel). Mr. Colosi will serve as Chair of the Panel and Mr. Geiss will serve as the Department of Labor representative on the Panel.

Mr. Colosi is the Vice President of the Office of National Affairs of the American Arbitration Association. He has extensive experience as an advocate and as a neutral in a variety of dispute settlement processes. Mr. Colosi also trains advocates and neutrals in negotiation, mediation, mini-trials, fact-finding, and arbitration. Mr. Colosi has written extensively on dispute resolution training techniques and negotiations. On and Off the Record: Colosi on Negotiation is his most recent book, published in 1993.

Mr. Geiss is the Chief, Reports and Disclosure Section, Office of Labor-Management Standards, Employment Standards Administration at the Department of Labor. He joined the Labor Department as the Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of the American Workplace, after working 12 years as the Chief of Staff to Congressman William D. Ford of Michigan. In the House of Representatives, Mr. Geiss worked on many issues related to labor-management cooperation, as well as educational programs directed