Board nomination

Pen and pad on a boardroom table

Board nomination. President Trump has nominated John McLeod Barger to be a member of the USPS Board of Governors (BOG).

Barger, a California resident, is nominated for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring Dec. 8, 2021.

The U.S. Senate must confirm nominees before they join the board.

The governors are the principal officers of the Postal Service. The BOG is similar to a board of directors, conducting long-range planning and setting strategic policies, among other duties.

Awards announcement. The National Postal Museum is seeking nominations for the Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award, which was established in 2002 to celebrate outstanding individual achievement in philately.

The museum’s news release has more information.

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