Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet Feb. 16-17, 2005, in Sarasota, FL

Feb 07, 2005, 00:00 ET from U.S. Postal Service

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Governors of the U.S.
 Postal Service will meet in Sarasota, FL, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1111
 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Feb. 16 and 17, 2005.
     While the Wednesday meeting is in closed session, the public is welcome to
 observe Thursday morning's open session scheduled to begin at 8:30 in the
 Plaza III and IV Ballroom.
     The Board expects to discuss the matters in the agenda below:
 
     Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at 8:30 a.m. (open)
 
     1. Minutes of the Previous Meeting, Jan. 11, 2005.
 
     2. Remarks of the Postmaster General and CEO
        (John E. Potter)
 
     3. Appointment of Members to Board Committees and Committee Report.
        (Chairman James C. Miller III)
 
     4. Capital Investment:  Atlantic City, New Jersey Main Post Office
        (Vice President, Facilities Rudolph K. Umscheid)
 
     5. Quarterly report on Financial Performance.
        (Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Richard J.
        Strasser)
 
     6. Report on the Southeast Area and Suncoast District
        (Vice President, Southeast Area Operations, William J. Brown
        and Suncoast District Manager, Michael Jordan)
 
     7. Tentative Agenda for the April 12, 2005, meeting in Washington, D.C.
 
     Since 1775, the U.S. Postal Service has connected friends, families,
 neighbors and businesses by mail.  It is an independent federal agency that
 visits 142 million homes and businesses every day and is the only service
 provider delivering to every address in the nation.  The Postal Service
 receives no taxpayer dollars for routine operations, but derives its operating
 revenues solely from the sale of postage, products and services.  With annual
 revenues of $69 billion, it is the world's leading provider of mailing and
 delivery services, offering some of the most affordable postage rates in the
 world.  The U.S. Postal Service delivers more than 46 percent of the world's
 mail volume-some 206 billion letters, advertisements, periodicals and packages
 a year-and serves seven million customers each day at its 37,000 retail
 locations nationwide.
 
 

SOURCE U.S. Postal Service
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Governors of the U.S.
 Postal Service will meet in Sarasota, FL, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1111
 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Feb. 16 and 17, 2005.
     While the Wednesday meeting is in closed session, the public is welcome to
 observe Thursday morning's open session scheduled to begin at 8:30 in the
 Plaza III and IV Ballroom.
     The Board expects to discuss the matters in the agenda below:
 
     Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at 8:30 a.m. (open)
 
     1. Minutes of the Previous Meeting, Jan. 11, 2005.
 
     2. Remarks of the Postmaster General and CEO
        (John E. Potter)
 
     3. Appointment of Members to Board Committees and Committee Report.
        (Chairman James C. Miller III)
 
     4. Capital Investment:  Atlantic City, New Jersey Main Post Office
        (Vice President, Facilities Rudolph K. Umscheid)
 
     5. Quarterly report on Financial Performance.
        (Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Richard J.
        Strasser)
 
     6. Report on the Southeast Area and Suncoast District
        (Vice President, Southeast Area Operations, William J. Brown
        and Suncoast District Manager, Michael Jordan)
 
     7. Tentative Agenda for the April 12, 2005, meeting in Washington, D.C.
 
     Since 1775, the U.S. Postal Service has connected friends, families,
 neighbors and businesses by mail.  It is an independent federal agency that
 visits 142 million homes and businesses every day and is the only service
 provider delivering to every address in the nation.  The Postal Service
 receives no taxpayer dollars for routine operations, but derives its operating
 revenues solely from the sale of postage, products and services.  With annual
 revenues of $69 billion, it is the world's leading provider of mailing and
 delivery services, offering some of the most affordable postage rates in the
 world.  The U.S. Postal Service delivers more than 46 percent of the world's
 mail volume-some 206 billion letters, advertisements, periodicals and packages
 a year-and serves seven million customers each day at its 37,000 retail
 locations nationwide.
 
 SOURCE  U.S. Postal Service