Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet Nov. 15

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Temporary Emergency Committee of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service ("TEC") will meet Nov. 15 in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. EST in the Ben Franklin Room on the 11th floor. The TEC is expected to discuss the following items:

1. Call to order and remarks of the Chairman of the Board
2. Remarks of the Postmaster General and CEO
3. Approval of previous minutes
4. Committee Reports
5. FY2016 10K and Financial Statements
6. FY2017 IFP and Financing Resolution
7. FY2018 Appropriations Request
8. Quarterly Service Performance Report
9. Approval of Annual Report and Comprehensive Statement
10. Draft Agenda for the teleconference tentatively scheduled for Dec. 1
11. Appointment of the Chairman of the TEC
12. Adjourn

Open session meetings of the TEC of the Board of Governors are available on live audio webcasts at http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/bog/welcome.htm. Three hours after the conclusion of the open session meeting, a recorded audio file will be available for listening. In compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, the audio webcast will be open-captioned.

Financial Briefing
Following the TEC's open meeting on Nov. 15, Postmaster General & CEO Megan J. Brennan and Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett will host a telephone/web conference call to discuss the financial results in more detail. The call will begin at 1 p.m. EST and is open to the news media and all other interested parties.

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CONTACT: Dave Partenheimer 202-268-2599 david.a.partenheimer@usps.gov usps.com/newsSource:United States Postal Service