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

January 11, 2006

Jill M. Crumpacker Named Executive Director


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 Cabaniss stated, “I am pleased that Jill Crumpacker has accepted this challenging assignment. Her institutional knowledge, along with the combination of her broad range of management and technical experience, integrity, and common sense make Jill well qualified to assume this important position.”

Ms. Crumpacker brings nearly 20 years of broad management and legal experience, at both the Federal and State levels, to her new position. Most recently, she served as Director of Policy & Performance Management for the FLRA. Crumpacker has also served in a senior labor relations position at the Internal Revenue Service and as staff counsel to two previous National Labor Relations Board Members. Her state administrative experience includes serving as Director of Employment & Training for the Kansas Department of Labor and as Senior Governmental Affairs Liaison for a Kansas Governor. Crumpacker holds an MPA from the University of Kansas, a JD from Washburn School of Law, and an LL.M. in Employment Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Georgetown University Law Center. She also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification through the Society of Human Resource Management and is a member of the State of Kansas Bar.