Obama to Appoint Meghan Flanz as VA Human Resources & Administration Asst Secretary

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Meghan Flanz
Meghan Flanz

President Barack Obama intends to appoint Meghan Flanz, former deputy general counsel for legal operations and accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs, as VA assistant secretary for human resources and administration.

The White House named Flanz among other individuals to key administration posts in a release published Friday.

Flanz currently serves as acting assistant secretary for human resources and administration at VA, where she leads team of more than 750 employees who support approximately 300,000 department employees and 4,000 HR personnel across the U.S.

She previously held the roles of senior adviser to the general counsel for strategic planning; associate general counsel for strategic planning and education; deputy assistant secretary for labor-management relations.

Flanz joined the department in 2001 as senior attorney for labor and employment after she worked as litigation associate and senior litigation associate in private practice.