FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRSMarch 18, 2003
President’s Commission on United States Postal Service
The President’s Commission on the United States Postal Service will hold its third public meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2003 in Austin, Texas. The focus of the meeting will be the technological challenges currently facing the Postal Service as well as the opportunities for business growth that technology may offer.
The meeting will take place at 9:30 am - 3:00 pm CST at the LBJ Library and Museum, 8th Floor Atrium, 2313 Red River St., Austin, Texas. It is open to the public and the media. The agenda and witness list is attached below.
The nine-member bipartisan Commission, established by President Bush on December 11, 2002, will identify the operational, structural, and financial challenges facing the Postal Service; examine potential solutions; and recommend legislative and administrative steps to ensure the long-term viability of postal services in the United States. The Commission is co-chaired by James A. Johnson, Vice Chairman of Perseus, L.L.C., and Harry J. Pearce, Chairman of Hughes Electronics Corporation. The Commission will submit its report to the President by July 31, 2003.
Additional information about the Commission can be found at: http://www.treasury.gov/offices/domestic-finance/usps