The National Mediation Board (NMB) announced that Ms. Linda Puchala becomes Chairman of the National Mediation Board, effective July 1, 2016. Harry Hoglander and Nicholas Geale remain as Members of the Board.
Nominated by President Barack Obama, Ms. Puchala was confirmed as Member of the National Mediation Board by the United States Senate on May 21, 2009. She was sworn in on May 26, 2009, completing the term of her predecessor as Chairman through June 30, 2009. In August 2013, Ms. Puchala was again confirmed by the United States Senate after being nominated by President Obama. Ms. Puchala served as Chairman from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 and from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
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