In 2016, Paula S. Sawyer was appointed to serve as the Regional Director in the Region 27 Office in Denver. A career NLRB employee, Ms. Sawyer has been serving as Regional Attorney in Region 5.
A native of Utica, New York, Ms. Sawyer received her B.S. from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1977, and her J.D. with honors from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980. She began her career with the NLRB as a Field Attorney in the Winston-Salem Office in 1980. In 1985 she transferred to the Baltimore Regional Office, was promoted to Deputy Regional Attorney in 1997, and as the Regional Attorney in 2014.