Federal Labor Relations Authority



1400 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20005

Phone, 202-218-7949. Internet, www.flra.gov.

Chairman Dale Cabaniss

Chief of Staff Jill M. Crumpacker

Chief Counsel Kirk Underwood

Director, External Affairs Jill M. Crumpacker, Acting

Director, Information and Ronald J. Kennedy


Director, Case Control Office Gail D. Reinhart

Labor Relations Specialist, Andrew R. Pizzi, Jr.

Collaboration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Office

Executive Director David M. Smith, Acting

Solicitor David M. Smith

Inspector General Francine C. Eichler

Member Tony Armendariz

Chief Counsel Steve H. Svartz

Member Carol Waller Pope

Chief Counsel Susan D. McCluskey

General Counsel (vacancy)

Deputy General Counsel William E. Persina, Acting

Assistant to the General Counsel for H. Quinn Anderson

Alternative Dispute Resolution Services, Representation Cases, and Case Management

Assistant General Counsel, Appeals Richard L. Zorn

Assistant General Counsel for Legal Sarah Whittle Spooner

Policy and Advice

Federal Service Impasses Panel

Chairman Becky Norton Dunlop

Members Richard B. Ainsworth, Mark A. Carter, John G. Cruz, Andrea Fischer Newman, Grace Flores-Hughes, Joseph C. Whitaker

Special Assistant to Federal Service Impasses Victoria L. Dutcher

Panel Chairman

Executive Director H. Joseph Schimansky

Foreign Service Labor Relations Board

Chairman Dale Cabaniss

Members Richard Bloch,


General Counsel (vacancy)

Foreign Service Impasse Disputes Panel

Chairman Peter Tredick

Members Becky Norton Dunlop, Jose Lira


The Federal Labor Relations Authority oversees the Federal service labor-management relations program. It administers the law that protects the right of employees of the Federal Government to organize, bargain collectively, and participate through labor organizations of their own choosing in decisions affecting

them. The Authority also ensures compliance with the statutory rights and obligations of Federal employees and the labor organizations that represent them in their dealings with Federal agencies.

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (Authority) was created as an independent establishment by Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978 (5 U.S.C. app.), effective January 1, 1979, pursuant to Executive Order 12107 of December 28, 1978, to consolidate the central policymaking functions in Federal labor-management relations. Its duties and authority are...

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