Nomination of Jerry Lee Calhoun To Be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, and Designation as Chairman

May 1, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jerry Lee Calhoun to be a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of 5 years expiring July 29, 1992. This is a reappointment. Upon confirmation, he will be designated Chairman.

Mr. Calhoun is currently the Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. He was Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management and Personnel, August 1985 - December 1985; Deputy Assistant Secretary, Civilian Personnel Policy and Requirements, 1981 - 1983; and manager of industrial-labor relations, the Boeing Commercial Airplane Co., 1978 - 1981.

Mr. Calhoun graduated from Seattle University (B.A., 1967) and the University of Washington (M.A., 1975). He was born September 9, 1943, in Ludlow, MS. Mr. Calhoun has two children and resides in Washington, DC.