On August 28, the same day that the Senate confirmed President Trump’s USPS® Board of Governors nominees Robert M. “Mike” Duncan and David C. Williams, the President announced that he intends to nominate two more people to the Board of Governors.
Ron A. Bloom of New York was a senior official in the Obama administration and had several roles including Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury. If confirmed, Bloom would serve the remainder of a term that expires on December 8, 2020.
Roman Martinez IV of Florida has been an Independent Director at Cigna, a health service company, since 2005. Previously, he was a Partner at the former investment bank Lehman Brothers for over thirty years. If confirmed, Martinez would serve the remainder of a term that expires on December 8, 2024.
In her statement on the confirmation of Duncan and Williams, Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan added, “We also thank the administration for nominating two additional candidates yesterday to serve as governors, Ron A. Bloom and Roman Martinez IV.”
Before Bloom and Martinez can be confirmed by the Senate, the President must formally nominate them and then the two must be vetted by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs.