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Labor Management Relations Council

Thumbnail - clicking will open full size image - LMRC Charter Signing Ceremony
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Labor Management Relations Council (LMRC) provides a forum for managers, employees, and employees' Union representatives to discuss operations; promote satisfactory labor relations; and improve the productivity and effectiveness of the IHS. The development of the IHS LMRC meets the spirit and intent of Executive Order 13522, Creating Labor-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services.

National LMRC Membership Roster

Robert McSwain - Management
Etta Anderson - LIUNA Council Business Manager

Management Representatives
Dorothy Dupree - Area Director Representative, Phoenix Area
Bryce Redgrave - Area Executive Officer Representative, Bemidji Area
Ronald Baron - IHS Labor Relations Officer, IHS
Robert G. McSwain - Deputy Director

Union Representatives

American Federation of Government Employees
Tammy Wilson - AFGE Representative (local President), Claremore Indian Hospital

Laborer's International Union of North America
Andrea Garrigan - LIUNA/IHS Council Representative
Etta Anderson - LIUNA/IHS Council Representative
Carol Ratliff - Oklahoma Area LIUNA Representative
Charles Wasil - Local 1396 Business Manager; LIUNA/IHS Council President
Jeff Hemp - LIUNA/IHS Council Representative
Patrick Bennett - LIUNA/IHS Council Representative

National Federation of Federal Employees
Ronald Lahr - President
Mary Wall - Secretary
Linda Hirst - Treasurer


Lu Ann Glaser - FMCS Facilitator

Taker of Minutes
Ronald Baron - IHS Labor Relations Officer