Public Papers - 1990
Nomination of James M. Stephens To Be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate James M. Stephens to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board for the term of 5 years expiring August 27, 1995. This is a reappointment. Upon confirmation, he is to be designated Chairman.
Since January 1988 Mr. Stephens has been Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, DC, and served as a member, 1985 - 1988. Prior to this he was labor counsel of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, 1981 - 1985. Mr. Stephens was assistant counsel, 1977 - 1978, and then associate counsel, 1978 - 1981, for the associate minority labor counsel of the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Mr. Stephens graduated from Wittenberg University (B.A., 1968) and Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1971). He was born September 16, 1946, in Rochester, NY. He is married, has two children, and resides in Vienna, VA.