WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 15, 2014) — President Barack Obama on Monday announced his appointment of the following H.T. Nguyen as a Member on the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations.
Nguyen is the Executive Director and General Counsel of the Federal Education Association (FEA), a state affiliate of the National Education Association representing federally-employed educators. He was first appointed to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations in 2010, and was appointed for a second term in 2012.
Previously, Mr. Nguyen served as the Deputy General Counsel for the FEA from 1988 to 1998, where he was the FEA’s lead attorney in all major cases involving the Association. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Nguyen was a Staff Attorney with the Overseas Education Association, another affiliate of the National Education Association.
In 1983, Mr. Nguyen was an associate at Berger & Miranda in San Jose, Calif. From 1978 to 1980, he was a case worker for the International Rescue Committee in Washington, D.C.
Nguyen received a B.A. in American Government and an M.A. in International Relations from The Catholic University of America, and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America.
Others appointed to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations included J. David Cox, Michael B. Filler, and David J. Holway.
“I am grateful that these distinguished individuals have offered their wise counsel to help foster successful labor-management relations within the executive branch,” President Obama said. “I look forward to continuing this important dialogue with them for years to come.”
The Council, created in 2009 by Executive Order, is tasked with advising the President on matters involving labor and management relations in the executive branch. The Council is co-chaired by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, Katherine Archuleta, and the Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget, Beth Cobert.