President Trump has nominated Ashley Jay Elizabeth Poling to be a commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
Poling, a North Carolina resident, is nominated for the remainder of a six-year term expiring Nov. 22, 2024.
Ms. Poling serves as the Director of Governmental Affairs and Senior Counsel for Senator Gary C. Peters, where she advises on policy issues, negotiates with stakeholders to advance bipartisan legislation, and crafts initiatives to advance governmental affairs priorities. Previously, Ms. Poling served as Senior Policy Counsel to Senator Heidi Heitkamp and as Counsel to Senator Jon Tester, where she focused on postal and federal workforce issues. Ms. Poling has experience working on postal policy in the United States Senate and has strong bipartisan relationships with postal stakeholders both on and off Capitol Hill. Ms. Poling is a North Carolina native and a graduate of the College of William & Mary and the Elon University School of Law.
The PRC is an independent federal agency that provides regulatory oversight of the Postal Service.