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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NamePresident's Commission on the United States Postal ServiceAgency NameDepartment of the Treasury
Fiscal Year2003Committee Number15199
Original Establishment Date12/11/2002Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date8/30/2003Committee URL 
New Committee This FYYesPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*9
Current Charter Date12/17/2002Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Deputy Assistant Secretary, Government Financial Policy
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date8/30/2003Designated Federal Officer First Name*Roger
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Kodat
Establishment Authority*PresidentialDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Executive Order 13278Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 622-7073
Effective Date Of Authority*12/11/2002Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Committee Type*Ad hocDesignated Federal Officer Email*roger.kodat@do.treas.gov
Presidential*Yes
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate Required 
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The President’s Commission on the United States Postal Service has been formed to examine the state of the Postal Service and prepare and submit a report articulating a vision for the future of the Postal Service, recommending the legislative and administrative steps necessary to enact reforms needed to ensure the viability of postal services. The Commission will draw upon expertise from its members, solicit and review written viewpoints from the public, and convene public meetings in various cities in the United States to receive verbal testimony.
How is membership balanced?*Members were selected on a bipartisan basis. Care was given to ensure that members are not stakeholders in the mailing industry. They have a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Estimated that eight meetings will be held from January to July 2003.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Commission was established because the United States Postal Service touches every American. It is the linchpin of our domestic mailing industry, representing eight percent of our nation’s Gross Domestic Product and nine million workers. It is timely to re-assess how the Postal Service should adapt to pressure from customers, competitors, and technology, and best fulfill its mission in the 21st century.
Why close or partially close meetings?NA
Recommendation Remarks
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentSection 4(a) of Executive Order No. 13278 states that the Commission is established within the Department of the Treasury for administrative purposes only. Of the Commission's 35 recommendations, 18 require Congressional action. The remaining recommendations require consideration and implementation by the United States Postal Service, not the Department of the Treasury.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*35Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe 35 recommendations were adopted by the Commission during public meetings held in Washington, DC, on July 16, 2003, and July 23, 2003. A draft final report was also adopted by the Commission during the July 23, 2003, public meeting.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe Commission's recommendations and report were adopted in July 2003. Of the Commission's 35 recommendations, 18 require Congressional action. The remaining recommendations require consideration and implementation by the United States Postal Service, not the Department of the Treasury.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe Commission's recommendations and report were adopted in July 2003. Of the Commission's 35 recommendations, 18 require Congressional action. The remaining recommendations require consideration and implementation by the United States Postal Service, not the Department of the Treasury.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentNA
Agency Feedback CommentNANarrative Description*Not applicable. Section 4(a) of Executive Order No. 13278 states that the Commission is established within the Department of the Treasury for administrative purposes only. As such, the work of the Commission was not intended to further the mission of the Department of the Treasury. Section 3(a) of the Executive Order states that the mission of the Commission was to examine the state of the United States Postal Service, and to prepare and submit to the President a report articulating a proposed vision for the future of the United States Postal service and recommending the legislative and administrative reforms needed to ensure the viability of postal services.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$387,868.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$407,954.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$33,702.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$9,353.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$207,588.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$1,046,465.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*4.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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