Deputy Director Scot L. Beckenbaugh
Scot L. Beckenbaugh is Deputy Director of Mediation Services and Field Operations for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). During a distinguished career with the FMCS, he served as Acting Director of the Agency from January 6, 2014 to September 18, 2014; and from January 21, 2009 until Oct. 5, 2009. In addition, he served as Acting Director of the FMCS from January 1, 2005 until January 4, 2006.
Deputy Director Beckenbaugh has mediated national master agreements in the aerospace, professional sports, cereal, heavy equipment manufacturing, aluminum, grocery, health care, meatpacking and maritime industries. He has extensive experience in public sector dispute mediation, as well as regulatory negotiations, public policy, land use and civil rights disputes. A long-time member of the Association of Labor Relations Agencies, Beckenbaugh also serves on the ALRA Executive Board.
From 1986 to 1988, Beckenbaugh was a Member of the Iowa Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Prior to his appointment to the Board, he was an Administrative Law Judge and Director of Mediation Services for Iowa's PERB. He also had a private arbitration practice and was listed with FMCS. He has served on the Twin Cities Labor Management Committee and two terms as Chairman of the Industrial Relations Advisory Council at the
Beckenbaugh holds a B.A. in Political Science from the