|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
August 6, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
Contact: NMB Public Information Line -- (202) 692-5050
Re: New Mediator Joins NMB
Washington, D.C. -- The National Mediation Board (NMB) is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Kelliher to fill a mediator position within the agency. In this capacity, he will mediate Airline and Railroad Collective Bargaining and Grievance Mediation cases.
The National Mediation Board is an independent Federal agency established by the Railway Labor Act, which governs labor-management relations of nearly 500 railroads and 100 airlines in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and the US territories.
Mr. Kelliher joined the NMB on August 2, 2010, and brings to the Mediation corps a wealth of experience with thirty years of labor relations experience in the airline industry as a labor advocate. His labor relations experience includes work in a variety of capacities including a term as President of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants at American Airlines.
For the past eight years, he served an adjunct professor of management in the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University.
Michael earned his undergraduate degree and MBA from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. He holds a certificate in mediation from Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies and earned an ombudsman certificate from the United States Department of Defense.
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