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The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.
A conversation with FLRA's Carol W. Pope
Friday - 4/1/2011, 10:24am EDT
Carol W. Pope is the first Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) career employee to serve as Chairman and Member.
On March 25, 2009, President Barack Obama designated Carol Waller Pope as Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) after having designated her to serve as Acting Chairman on February 19, 2009. Nominated by both President William J. Clinton and George W. Bush, she has served as a Member of the Authority since November 2000. She is the first FLRA career employee to serve as Chairman and Member.
Chairman Pope began her federal career as an attorney with the Employee Benefits Division of the Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor in 1979. She began her FLRA career in the FLRA's Office of the General Counsel Boston Regional Office in February 1980. In 1994, she joined the Office of the General Counsel headquarters staff in Washington, DC, serving first as Executive Assistant to the General Counsel and then as the Assistant General Counsel. As Assistant General Counsel, she had responsibility for management of the administrative review process of over 400 unfair labor practice charge dismissals annually.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Chairman Pope earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simmons College, and a Juris Doctor degree from Northeastern University School of Law. Chairman Pope is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Fifth Circuits, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is the recipient of distinguished achievement and leadership awards from the American Bar Association, Federal Labor and Employment Law Section, and Simmons College