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Press Release - President Biden Announces Nominees for the United States Postal Service Board of Governors

February 24, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced three nominees for the United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors: Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ron Stroman. President Biden is committed to the USPS' success, and these experienced and tested leaders will ensure the USPS is running at the highest of service standards and that it can effectively and efficiently serve all communities in our country.

Anton Hajjar, Nominee for the United States Postal Service Board

Anton Hajjar is the former general counsel of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, and has significant experience representing unions and union workers. Hajjar has also served as an advisor and pro bono attorney in employment discrimination cases, including those of Arab- and Muslim-Americans following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and continues to serve as a legal adviser to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. In 2002, he was elected to membership in the American Law Institute and currently serves on its governing board. Hajjar received his Bachelor's degree from Fordham University, graduated with honors from Tulane University Law School, and clerked for Judge John Minor Wisdom of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Amber McReynolds, Nominee for the United States Postal Service Board

Amber McReynolds is a leading expert on election administration and policy. She is currently the CEO of the National Vote at Home Institute, a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to expanding and improving vote-by-mail systems in all fifty states, and former Director of Elections for the City and County of Denver, Colorado, where her team implemented a first-in-the-nation ballot tracking, reporting, and communication program that increased accountability and enhanced security for mail ballots. McReynolds received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and her Master's Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ron Stroman, Nominee for the United States Postal Service Board

Ron Stroman recently served as Deputy Postmaster General and Chief Governmental Relations Officer for the United States Postal Service. Stroman previously served in multiple roles in the House of Representatives including Staff Director and Minority Staff Director for the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, staff member on the Committee on Government Operations, and counsel for the House Judiciary Committee. Stroman has also previously worked in an executive role at the U.S. Department of Transportation and as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Manhattan College and his J.D. from Rutgers University Law Center.

Joseph R. Biden, Press Release - President Biden Announces Nominees for the United States Postal Service Board of Governors Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/348154

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