WASHINGTON — At yesterday’s meeting of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, Thurgood Marshall, Jr., was elected chairman and Mickey D. Barnett was elected vice chairman. Marshall, the Board’s current vice chairman, will succeed Chairman Louis J. Giuliano, who has served as chairman since January 2010 and will continue to serve as a governor. Marshall and Barnett will assume their new leadership roles during the Board’s next meeting in December.
Marshall is an attorney in Washington, DC and former member of the White House senior staff in the Clinton Administration. He was appointed a governor by President George W. Bush on Dec. 15, 2006. He currently serves as chairman of the Government Relations and Regulatory Committee and as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee.
Barnett is an attorney and former New Mexico state senator. He was appointed a governor by President George W. Bush on Aug. 17, 2006 and currently serves as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Compensation and Management Resources Committee. Governor Barnett lives in Albuquerque, NM.