Sudha K. Haley, Ph.D.
Vice President & Legislative Director, Maryland Federation
National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association
Dr. Sudha K. Haley currently serves as the Vice President and Legislative Director of the Maryland Federation of National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association. She is the lead advocate on Capitol Hill to Maryland’s Senators and Congressmen regarding federal employee and retiree pay, pensions and benefits’ legislation. Dr. Haley was a Fulbright Scholar to Israel. She recently retired from the U.S. Department of Labor’s International Bureau as Senior Policy Advisor. At DOL she managed the Labor Rights Section of the State Department’s Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices; served on State’s Senior Promotions Board; led negotiations of Labor Chapters on International Trade Agreements; and was U.S. Delegate to the International Labor Organization, among other international labor rights administrative duties. Prior, she served as Special Assistant to SECLAB Elizabeth H. Dole, assisting in her Task Force to shatter the Glass Ceiling, and was Assistant Associate Deputy Secretary of Labor to DEPSEC Delbert Spurlock. In this capacity she managed oversight of Programs, Personnel and Budget for 10 DOL Agencies, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Women’s Bureau. She also taught at George Washington University as Adjunct Associate Professor. She has co-authored a book; published articles and papers; lived and worked overseas; and speaks several languages. She is married to Dr. Kenneth Haley and has three sons.