THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JOHN F. WALSH AS A MEMBER OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
The President today announced his intent to nominate John F. Walsh to serve as a member of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors.
Mr. John F. Walsh, of New Haven, Connecticut, served as the President of the Ninth Square Association of New Haven, which coordinated the efforts of a redevelopment project, from 1992 until his retirement in 1998. He also concurrently served as the Chairman of the New Haven Parking Authority. He served as Director of District Development for the Association from 1990 to 1992. From 1978 to 1990, Mr. Walsh was a purchasing agent for the City of New Haven, with an annual budget of approximately $90 million. From 1968 to 1978, he was Director of Support Services for the New Haven Police Department. He also previously served as the Deputy Controller for the city of New Haven and as a purchasing agent for Peter Paul, Inc.
Mr. Walsh received A.S. and B.S. degrees from Quinnipiac College.
The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors directs and controls the expenditures of the Postal Service, reviews its practices and policies, and establishes basic objectives and long range goals consistent with the provisions of the Postal Reorganization Act.