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|Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
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
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
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.
MILLICENT DELISA FEW
3900 16th Street, N.W.
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.
||D.C. Office of Personnel
Government of the District of Columbia
Directs, plans and manages the daily operations of a multifaceted and complex
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.
||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.
||Member of an advisory committee for the implementation of
employee assistance program for the Central Office of the City University of New York.
||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.
||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.