1/5/2015

Commissioner Tony Hammond Named PRC Vice Chairman

Washington, DC- Effective January 1, 2015, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) voted recently to designate Commissioner Tony Hammond as Vice Chairman of the PRC, succeeding Commissioner Mark Acton. PRC regulations provide that the Commissioners elect a member to serve as Vice Chairman for a term of one year.

Mr. Hammond was reappointed commissioner and sworn in on December 11, 2014. His term expires October 14, 2018. He was first appointed as a commissioner on August 15, 2002. He served as the Commission’s vice chairman from 2003 to 2005, and again from 2009 to 2010. On May 1, 2012, he was sworn in for a third term as a commissioner; that term expired on October 14, 2013. Before joining the Commission, Mr. Hammond was the owner and a managing member of T. Hammond Company, LLC; senior consultant to Forbes 2000, Incorporated; senior vice president of FL&S, a direct marketing firm; director of campaign operations for the Republican National Committee; executive director and finance director of the Missouri Republican Party; and served 10 years on the staff of former U.S. Representative Gene Taylor (R-MO).

A complete copy of Vice Chairman Hammond’s biography may be viewed here: Tony Hammond biography.