President Bush Appoints Chairman and Members to the Federal Service Impasses Panel (3/12/02)
March 12, 2002
Contact: Jill Crumpacker
202-482-6690, ex. 406
PRESIDENT BUSH APPOINTS CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS TO THE FEDERAL SERVICE IMPASSES PANEL
President Bush has appointed Becky Norton Dunlop as Chairman, and Richard Barber Ainsworth, Andrea Fischer Newman, and Joseph Carter Whitaker as members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel (Panel). The Panel is the component of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) that resolves impasses between Federal agencies and unions representing employees arising from negotiations over conditions of employment.
Consistent with the President's pledge that Federal programs become more customer-oriented, the newly appointed Panel members bring to their positions a wealth of broad-ranging private and public-sector