President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate John McLeod Barger to USPS Board of Governors

John McLeod Barger of California, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service, for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring December 8, 2021. Source: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts | The White House

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USPS BOG to meet Feb. 8

Board meeting. The USPS Board of Governors’ temporary emergency committee (TEC) will meet Friday, Feb. 8, in Columbus, OH. Without a legally required quorum, the board is conducting functions necessary for continuity of operations through the TEC, which the board created in 2014. Last week’s news release has more information. Source: USPS

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USPS BOG Elections held for chairman, vice chairman

Robert M. Duncan and David C. Williams have been elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the USPS Board of Governors. The elections occurred Sept. 13 during an open meeting of the board’s temporary emergency committee (TEC). Also, Williams was appointed chairman, and Duncan, vice chairman, of the TEC. Both Duncan and Williams were recently…

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Tough year for PMG Megan Brennan

By Bill McAllister – April 22, 2016 It’s been a rough start for the nation’s 74th postmaster general.  Since taking office in February 2015, Megan J. Brennan has endured setback after setback in her attempts to right the troubled United States Postal Service. Both Congress and the federal courts have rejected her repeated pleas to…

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Sen. Carper’s Statement on Nomination of the Hon. Jeffrey A. Rosen to be a USPS Governor

Thursday, April 21, 2016 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held the hearing, “Nomination of the Honorable Jeffrey A. Rosen to be a Governor, U.S. Postal Service.”  Below is the opening statement of Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-Del.), as prepared for delivery: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for moving…

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Principled Leadership Needed at the US Postal Service

By David Williams – April 04, 2016 The United States Postal Service (USPS) is in trouble. The USPS has lost $35.6 billion in the last four years, their unfunded liabilities equal $114 billion, and a report released this week showed that the mail is late more often today than it has been at any point…

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Does the USPS even need a board of governors?

By Kevin Kosar – January 11, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors is supposed to have 11 members. It currently has three: one governor, the postmaster-general and the deputy postmaster-general. By law, the board cannot discharge its duties unless it has a quorum, which requires six members be present. The board has been…

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