Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Robert G. Taub, Nominee for Commissioner, Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC)
Robert G. Taub is currently the Special Assistant to Secretary of the Army John McHugh. Prior to this, Mr. Taub spent significant time working in the U.S. House of Representatives, including serving for a decade as Chief of Staff to then-Congressman McHugh. He has extensive expertise with postal policy and was instrumental in developing the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, which modernized America’s postal laws for the first time since 1970. Mr. Taub served for 12 years on the House of Representative’s Oversight & Government Reform Committee in a series of senior positions, including service as Staff Director of its former Postal Service Subcommittee. In addition, he was a senior analyst at the U.S. Government Accountability Office from 1987 to 1994. Mr. Taub received his B.S. and M.A. in political science from American University.
Mark Acton, Commissioner, Postal Regulatory Commission
Commissioner Mark Acton has served on the Postal Regulatory Commission and its predecessor the Postal Rate Commission since August 2006. Commissioner Acton is currently Vice Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Acton served as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Postal Rate Commission assisting in managing all aspects of agency operations. Commissioner Acton has an extensive professional history of active involvement in the public policy arena, including more than five years handling legislative and regulatory concerns as Staff Director for the Republican National Committee Counsel’s Office. Commissioner Acton is an active member of the University of Louisville Alumni Association and the Kentucky Society of Washington. He attended the University of Louisville and has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland.
source: White House
Clarification from APWU Oakland President Fred Jacobs: The call for action was initiated by APWU Western Region Coordinator Omar Gonzalez via Oakland APWU and sent to PostalReporter