USPS Board of Governors elects new chair

Share this content:
USPS pushes back Intelligent Mail barcode implementation
USPS pushes back Intelligent Mail barcode implementation

The US Postal Service's Board of Governors elected Alan C. Kessler as its new chairman, replacing James C. Miller III, and Carolyn Lewis Gallagher as its new vice chairman at a meeting earlier today.

President Clinton first appointed Kessler to the nine-member Board of Governors in 2000. Since 2005, he has served as vice chairman of the board. His current term expires in December 2008.

Kessler is also a partner at the Philadelphia-based law firm Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP. According to the firm's Web site, his background is in class action litigation, with experience in "securities, antitrust and toxic tort cases." He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and the University of Maryland School of Law.

His public service has included work on a number of commissions, boards and authorities at all levels of government. From 1994 through 1998, he was a presidential appointee as the vice chair of the Presidential/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management.

A native of Austin, TX, Gallagher was first appointed to the Board of Governors in 2004 by President Bush. Her term on the board ends in December 2009.

Gallagher is the former president and CEO of Texwood Furniture, an educational furniture manufacturer in Taylor, TX. She owned the company from 1988 until 2000, before selling it to Sagus International, which is based in Oakbrook, IL. In 2003, President Bush appointed Gallagher to serve on the President's Commission on the United States Postal Service, where she worked on a report called "Embracing The Future." She is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Business School.

close

Next Article in Direct Mail

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

USAData helps businesses find new customers and grow their current customers through a combination of data and digital marketing services, and easy-to-use SaaS technology products. We enrich customer data so businesses can more effectively target and communicate with customers, and connect them with their best look-alike prospects through digital and traditional channels. We make it easy through simple, self-serve applications and APIs, as well as through full-service programs managed by our Data and Digital experts. 

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above