Designation of James M. Stephens as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board
The President today announced his intention to designate James M. Stephens to be Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. He has served as a member of the Board since October 1985. He would succeed Donald L. Dotson.
Since 1985 Mr. Stephens has been a member of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was labor counsel for the Committee on Labor and Human Resources for the U.S. Senate, 1981-1985; assistant minority labor counsel for the Committee on Education and Labor for U.S. House of Representatives, 1977-1981; and was an associate with the law firm of Roetzel and Andress in Akron, OH, 1973-1977.
Mr. Stephens graduated from Wittenberg University (A.B., 1968) and Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1971). He was born September 16, 1946, in Rochester, NY. Mr. Stephens is married, has two children, and resides in Vienna, VA.
Ronald Reagan, Designation of James M. Stephens as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/252931