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Office of Mediation Services [and ADR]

Christopher Beebe

Office of Mediation Services

Mr. Beebe joined the NMB on July 31, 2023. As the Director of Mediation Services, he has overall responsibility for the administration and management of the NMB Mediation programs to assist in the negotiations of collective bargaining agreements, resolution of minor disputes through grievance mediation, and training and utilization of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the airline and railroad industries.

Chris has over 35 years of labor relations experience including contract negotiations and mediation, and in grievance and discipline representation. He has had numerous union leadership positions in the US and served as a National Officer for the Air Line Pilots Association, Intl. and as the General Secretary of pilot unions in the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Biology, he has long been a proponent of utilizing Interest Based Bargaining (IBB) and ADR in dispute resolution.