Washington, DC – Thomas G. Day was officially sworn in as a commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission and named vice chairman of the agency by a unanimous vote of commissioners; while Commissioner Robert G. Taub begins his third term with the agency after being confirmed by the United States Senate on September 28, 2023.
PRC Chairman Michael Kubayanda said “I am pleased to continue serving alongside Commissioner Taub and to serve with Commissioner Day. They are experienced and highly skilled public servants who have contributed significantly to the nation and our postal system, and will continue to do so.”
Robert G. Taub was chairman of the Commission for more than 6 years, from December 2014 until January 2021. Three times appointed to the Commission following unanimous confirmations by the U.S. Senate in 2011, 2016, and 2023, Commissioner Taub has more than 40 years of public service experience at the local, state, and federal levels. Before joining the Commission in October 2011, he was a principal civilian advisor to the Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh. As an Army senior executive, he helped the Secretary lead a workforce of more than 1.2 million people and manage an annual budget exceeding $200 billion. Commissioner Taub was awarded the Army’s Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service.
Thomas G. Day was nominated by President Joseph Biden and confirmed by the United States Senate on September 28, 2023, for the remainder of a six-year term that expires October 14, 2028. Mr. Day served 45 years in the federal government in both the US Army and the US Postal Service. During his 35-year career in the Postal Service, he held senior executive positions as vice president-engineering, senior vice president-government relations, senior vice president-intelligent mail, and chief sustainability officer. In addition, while at the Postal Service, he was the chair of the Standards Board at the Universal Postal Union. Mr. Day was recognized with a Board of Governors award for his leadership in response to the 2001 anthrax attacks. Following his retirement from the Postal Service, he was employed by the International Post Corporation, where he was the chief commercial and chief financial officer.