Foreign Service Impasses Dispute Panel
Mary Jacksteit, who also currently serves as the Chairman of the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP), has over 20 years of experience in mediation, facilitation and negotiation working for non-profit organizations, government agencies and community organizations. Chairman Jacksteit previously served on the Panel for seven years during President Clinton’s Administration. She began her legal career as a labor attorney for the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, where she later served as Deputy General Counsel.
Betty Bolden served previously as the Chair of the FSIP, having been appointed by President Clinton on October 4, 1994. On January 11, 1995, she was reappointed for a full 5-year term. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Bolden was a career Federal employee of the Department of Labor (DOL), rising to the level of Associate Deputy Secretary of Labor in 1993, where she acted as liaison to DOL program agencies and the Deputy Secretary. Ms. Bolden has a wealth of Federal sector experience in the areas of administration, personnel, and labor-management relations. She has been a part-time self-employed dealer of out-of-print books since 1988, and is a resident of the District of Columbia.