Understanding Postal Governance

President Trump’s three nominees to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors (BOG) appeared before a Senate panel last week, the next step in their confirmation. When seated, there will be six remaining seats on the Board, which is currently without any governors.

In 2016 the OIG released an excellent report on the BOG well worth reading again:

“The concerns about the Postal Service’s governance model and the potential confirmation of a new slate of governors make this an opportune time to explore the history of the Board, its rationale, and barriers to effective operation. A close reading of this history sheds important light on the Board’s role and the challenges the Board has faced in the past …” (click to read more)