From the Whitehouse:
Alan Kessler is a Philadelphia attorney and partner in the law firm of Duane Morris LLP. He has served as member of the Postal Board of Governors since 2000. In January 2008, Mr. Kessler was elected to serve as Chairman of the United States Postal Board of Governors, a position he held through March, 2009. He currently serves as Co-Chairman of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee and as a member of the Communications Subcommittee of the Board. As an attorney, he has substantial experience in the defense of class-action litigation, including securities, antitrust, toxic tort and civil rights cases. Mr. Kessler’s public service activities have included serving as a member of the Presidential Transition Team in 1992-93 and as Vice Chair of the Presidential/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management, a Presidential appointment he held from 1994-1998. He was a member of the Electoral College, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2000, and, on the regional level, was a township commissioner for Lower Merion Township from 1988 through 1999.