Leadership

(D) Democrat, (R) Republican

  • Robert G. Taub
    Chairman

    Robert G. Taub was designated Chairman upon his reappointment as a Commissioner on December 12, 2016, for a second term, following his nomination by President Barack Obama and confirmation by the United States Senate. At the time of his designation and reappointment, he had been serving as Acting Chairman since December 4, 2014. He was sworn in as Commissioner in October 2011, following his nomination by President Obama and confirmation by the United States Senate. The Commission elected him Vice Chairman for calendar year 2013. Chairman Taub has more than 30 years of experience in public service. When first appointed as a Commissioner, Mr. Taub had been the Special Assistant to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh since October 2009. In this role as an Army Department senior executive, he was one of the principal civilian advisors to Secretary McHugh, helping him oversee a workforce of more than 1.2 million people, and manage an annual budget over $200 billion. He was awarded the Army’s Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service.

  • Mark Acton
    Vice Chairman

    Commissioner Mark Acton was reappointed to the Postal Regulatory Commission by President Barack H. Obama on December 12, 2016 for a third term of continued public service extending until October 14, 2022. Commissioner Acton was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 10, 2016. Commissioner Acton was nominated by President Barack H. Obama on May 12, 2011 for a second term of office through October 14, 2016. Commissioner Acton was confirmed by the United States Senate for his second term of office on September 26, 2011. President George W. Bush first nominated Mr. Acton as a Postal Rate Commissioner on November 7, 2005, and he was confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 2006. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Acton served as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Postal Rate Commission and assisted in managing all aspects of agency operations.

  • Commissioner

    Tony Hammond was reappointed as Commissioner of the PRC and sworn into office on December 11, 2014, and was elected to serve as Vice Chairman for 2015. Commissioner Hammond served on the Postal Regulatory Commission and its predecessor agency, the Postal Rate Commission, from 2002 to 2011, as an appointee of President George W. Bush. During that time, he was elected to two separate terms as Vice Chairman of the Commission and represented the Commission on the U.S. State Department delegation to the Universal Postal Union. He was reappointed Commissioner for an additional term by President Barack Obama and served from 2012-2013.

  • Nanci Langley
    Commissioner

    Nanci E. Langley was sworn in as Commissioner in December 2014, for a second term, following her nomination by President Barack Obama and confirmation by the United States Senate. She has been elected to two separate terms as Vice Chairman of the Commission. Commissioner Langley has over 30 years of public service experience, including 24 years as a senior advisor to two United States Senators from her home state of Hawaii, as well as deputy staff director on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security subcommittee on government management and the federal workforce.