Appointment of Donald F. Rodgers as a Member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel

March 9, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Donald F. Rodgers to be a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel, Federal Labor Relations Authority, for a term expiring January 10, 1985. He would succeed Irving Bernstein.

Since 1974 Mr. Rodgers has been director, Energy and Governmental Relations, International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He was Special Consultant to the President for Labor and Counselor to the Secretary of Labor in 1972 - 1974. He was executive director, New York Building and Construction Board of Urban Affairs, in 1969 - 1972. In 1970 he was labor adviser to the senatorial campaign of James Buckley in New York. He was business representative at the International Union of Operating Engineers in 1953 - 1969.

Mr. Rodgers graduated from Cornell University (B.S., 1952). He is married, has five children, and resides in Rockville, Md. He was born October 1, 1926.