THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ALAN C. KESSLER AND LEGREE S. DANIELS OF THE
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
The President today announced his intent to nominate Alan C. Kessler and LeGree S. Daniels to serve as members of the United States Postal Service Board of Governors.
Mr. Alan C. Kessler, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, presently is a partner in the law firm of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, LLP. He is a member of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, and has extensive experience in class action law and antitrust, securities, and toxic tort cases. From 1994-1998, Mr. Kessler was Vice Chair of the Presidential/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management. His involvement at the state and local level includes being an elected Township Commissioner in addition to service on numerous boards, commissions, and organizations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation. Mr. Kessler received a B.A. degree from the University of Delaware and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Ms. LeGree S. Daniels, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has served on the Board of Governors since 1990, and sits on its Compensation Committee. She served as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education from 1987-1989. Ms. Daniels joined Pennsylvania's State Department of Revenue in 1941 and rose through a series of positions during a career that spanned five decades, eventually serving as Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth. She has served as Vice Chairman of the National Electoral College, as a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations, the Army Science Board, and the President's Commission on White House Fellows. She has also served on the Middle Atlanta Advisory Board of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, the board of the National Endowment for Democracy, and the Pennsylvania State University Board of Advisors. Ms. Daniels attended Temple University and the Central Pennsylvania Business School.
The Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service appoints the Postmaster General of the United States, directs and controls expenditures, and reviews the practices and policies of the Post Service in addition to other functions and duties prescribed by law. The Board is comprised of eleven members, nine of whom are appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.