From PRC: ” United States Postal Service Governor Alan C. Kessler has informed the Board of Governors that he will resign his position as a member of the Postal Service Board of Governors effective July 31,2011.”
USPS Bio: Governor Kessler was appointed a governor of the U.S. Postal Service in November 2000 for a term that expired in December 2008. He continued to serve as a governor under 39 U.S.C., Section 202(b), which provides for a governor to serve up to one year beyond the expiration of a term or until a successor is appointed. On December 4, 2009, President Obama appointed him to a second term that expires in December 2015. He served as chairman of the Board of Governors from January 2008 to January 2009, and as vice chairman from January 2005 to December 2007. He currently serves as chairman of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee.