The Operating Structure
PR: represents the interests of the general public in each specific case and acts independently of the Commission.
Attorney Administrator: coordinates PRs and provides ongoing assistance to help ensure the general public’s interests are accurately represented by the PRs. The Attorney Administrator is a member of the Office of General Counsel.
General Counsel & Director of Accountability and Compliance: recommends staff, based on expertise, postal knowledge, and workload, to serve as PRs.
Chairman: selects the PR (subject to approval by the Commission) and determines the overall effectiveness of the PR Program.
PRs are appointed to present the interests of the general public in all matters that involve a public proceeding.