FLRA Announces Appointment of New Executive Director

The FLRA has named a new Executive Director.

The Federal Labor Relations Authority announced that Michael Jeffries has been named as the agency’s new Executive Director.

In this role, Jeffries serves as the FLRA’s chief operating officer, and he is responsible for management of agency-wide administrative offices, including administrative services, budget and finance, human capital, and information technology. These offices provide services to all FLRA components, including the Authority decisional component, the Office of the General Counsel, and the Federal Service Impasses Panel.

“Mike is an outstanding manager and executive with almost 30 years of public service, including the last five with the FLRA, where he has served as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Information Officer. He has done an incredible job leading FLRA’s efforts to modernize its information technology, particularly implementing end-to-end electronic case files,” said Chairman Colleen Duffy Kiko. “He brings continued stability to the FLRA with vast experience and a well- rounded knowledge of the Agency and its administrative functions. I look forward to continuing to work with Mike as he takes on this new role at the FLRA.”

Prior to coming to the FLRA, Mr. Jeffries worked in leadership positions at the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General, and the Food and Drug Administration.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and is a graduate of the Office of Personnel Management’s Leadership for a Democratic Society program.

Jeffries lives in Crofton, Maryland with his wife and their four children.

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