Marlin O. Osthus was appointed Regional Director of the NLRB’s Regional Office in Minneapolis, MN (Region 18) in 2009. He began his NLRB career in Minneapolis in 1977 as a Field Attorney, and over the years moved up in the same office to Supervisory Attorney and then Deputy Regional Attorney. He was appointed Regional Attorney in 1999, and then was named Deputy Director of Region 18 in 2006. A native of Sioux Falls, S.D., Mr. Osthus earned his B.A. degree in 1973 from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and his J.D. degree in 1976 from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.