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Director of the Office of Personnel Millicent Few Confirmation Resolution of 1998
PR 12-1026

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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor


Chairman Cropp, at the request of the Mayor, introduced the following resolution, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

To confirm the Mayoral appointment of Ms. Millicent Few as the Director of the District of Columbia Office of Personnel.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Director of the Office of Personnel Millicent Few Confirmation Resolution of 1998".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:

Ms. Millicent Few
3900 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011
(Ward 4)

as the Director of the Office of Personnel, in accordance with section 2 of the Confirmation Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979, (D.C. Law 2-142; D.C. Code, sec. 1-633.7) to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

3900 16th Street, N.W.
Apartment 127
Washington, D.C. 20011

QUALIFICATIONS: Background represents over ten years of managerial experience in government and other public sector institutions.

CAPABILITIES: Recognized for ability to manage, provide effective counsel and serve as a change agent in matters relating to human resources management — compensation and benefits administration, performance management, labor relations, and personnel regulatory matters.


Interim Director D.C. Office of Personnel
Government of the District of Columbia
Washington, D.C.

Directs, plans and manages the daily operations of a multifaceted and complex personnel operation.

Provides advice and guidance to key staff members on a variety of complex legal and operational matters or problems relating to the overall personnel management functions of the District government.

Reviews documents presented to the Mayor and Chief Management Officer for approval and/or signature, as requested, to assure legal sufficiency and conformance with regulatory and policy guidelines.

Conducts research of laws, legal opinions, policies, regulations, and precedent cases bearing on legal issues involving personnel management; prepares legislative histories and proposed amendments to personnel laws.

Assists and advises personnel specialists and managers on legal and regulatory points and questions in the preparation and documentation of complex cases to be adjudicated by administrative bodies or the courts.

Conducts investigations and/or hearings as necessary into allegations of violations of personnel laws and rules; writes recommendations and/or proposed decisions for consideration and adoption by agency officials.

Reviews cases of potential criminal prosecution against D.C. government employees and forwards case-related information to the U.S. Attorney's office directly or through the Corporation Counsel Office, as appropriate.

Special Project Served as representative for the executive in the development of a comprehensive legislative reform of the personnel system.
Labor Hearings & Appeals Associate The City University of New York
New York, New York
July 1991 — January 1993

Conducted grievance and disciplinary hearings on behalf of thirteen (13) colleges in responding to contract issues for three (3) major unions.

Reviewed evidence presented at said hearings, and wrote final decisions for the Vice Chancellor. Negotiated settlements between the unions and the university system.

Special Project Member of an advisory committee for the implementation of employee assistance program for the Central Office of the City University of New York.
Assistant Counsel Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority New York, New York September 1989 — June 1991

Functioned as advisor to the Human Resources Department in conjunction with interpretation and preparation of union contracts.

Provided advice on all aspects of employment relations for both unionized and non-union employees. Administered cases on employment, civil rights and contract matters.

Reviewed Authority contracts for the purchase of goods and services, and assisted the Labor Relations Department with resolution of arbitration cases on union contract issues.

Special Project Developed Equal Opportunity criteria for Authority contracts.

EDUCATION: Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Juris Doctor, May 1983.

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Bachelor of Arts, History, 1980.

National Forum for Black Public Administrators Executive Leadership Institute, 1998.

ASSOCIATIONS: National Association of State Personnel Executives International Personnel Management Association National Forum for Black Public Administrators American Bar Association

LICENSE: Member of the Bar, District of Columbia

REFERENCES: Furnished upon request.

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