President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:
- Richard A. Kennedy – Member, Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
- Heather L. MacDougall – Member, Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:
Richard A. Kennedy, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
Richard A. Kennedy is President and CEO of Kencor, Inc., an elevator systems company, where he has worked since 1982. From 1994 to 1996, he was also CEO of Delco Elevator Equipment Sales, Inc., and from 1978 to 1981, he was CEO of Elevator Sales & Service, Inc. He is currently a Director of the Elevator Contractor Council for the Association of Building Contractors. He was President of the National Association of Elevator Contractors from 2010 to 2011, and from 2009 to 2011 he served on its Board of Directors. Mr. Kennedy received an A&S Degree from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from Widener University.
Heather L. MacDougall, Nominee for Member, Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
Heather L. MacDougall serves as Of Counsel at Akerman LLP in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group, a position she has held since 2012. Previously, Ms. MacDougall was Of Counsel at Ford & Harrison LLP from 2011 to 2012. She served as Counsel to Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and Firestone Diversified Products, LLP from 2009 to 2012. From 2003 to 2009, Ms. MacDougall was a Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, and prior to that she served as Chief Legal Counsel and Special Advisor to the Chairman of the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission from 2002 to 2003. Ms. MacDougall received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. from Marquette University Law School.