. THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RICHARD N. BROWN AS A MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL SALARY COUNCIL The President today announced his intent to appoint Richard N.
Brown to serve as a Member of the Federal Salary Council.
Mr. Richard N. Brown, of Schenectady, New York, has served as President and Directing Business Representative of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), Federal District 1-IAMAW, AFL-CIO since November 1, 1998. Previously, he was Vice President of NFFE; Vice President of the NFFE Army Material Command Council; and President of NFFE Local 2109 at the Watervliet Arsenal in New York. In addition, Mr. Brown chaired the NFFE national policy, service and budget committees and is the trustee for NFFE's building asset. He is a member of the National Planning Committee for the Machinists Non-partisan Political League, of the Defense Partnership Council, and of the Employee Thrift Advisory Council. Mr. Brown currently serves as the Vice President of the Federal Employees Education and Assistance Fund.
Mr. Brown is a graduate of Hudson Valley College in Troy, New York.
The Federal Salary Council was established by the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of 1990. The Council provides recommendations on the establishment or modification of pay localities and the level of comparability payments that should be paid to eliminate or reduce pay disparities. The Council also provides recommendations on the coverage of annual surveys on occupations conducted by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.