Kathleen McKinney was appointed Regional Director of the New Orleans Regional Office (Region 15) in 2008. Ms. McKinney began her NLRB career in 1990 as a Field Attorney in Region 15. In 2000, she was appointed Deputy Regional Attorney, in 2003, she was appointed Regional Attorney and in 2006 she was appointed Deputy Director of the same office.
Ms. McKinney earned a B.A. degree in chemistry from Jacksonville University in 1984. She received her J.D. degree in 1989 from Wake Forest University School of Law. Ms. McKinney has served as a Government Fellow to the Committee on the Development of Law under the NLRA of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section.