Cornele A. Overstreet was appointed Regional Director of the Phoenix Office (Region 28) in 1996. Mr. Overstreet began his NLRB career in 1978 as a Field Attorney in the Indianapolis Regional Office. He transferred to the Las Vegas resident office in 1988. A native of Chicago, Mr. Overstreet received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin (Madison), where he majored in French. He received his Master’s degree in French Literature at the University of Illinois (Champaign) in 1975, and his J.D. degree from the same university in 1978. While in graduate school, Mr. Overstreet was awarded a fellowship by the French Government to study in LeHavre, France for the academic year 1972-1973. While in law school, he worked as a legal intern in the Agency’s Indianapolis office.