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The Postal Service works closely with key government stakeholders to educate them and serve as a resource on postal issues or their constituents' interaction with our organization. Working with appropriate functions throughout the Postal Service, Government Relations staff ensure that a coordinated and consistent message is communicated to key government stakeholders or through them to the public.

The department’s responsibilities include:

  • Developing communications strategies and advocacy materials to support USPS® legislative and public policy objectives, and developing congressional testimony, briefing materials and educational content to support these objectives.
  • Monitoring and analyzing legislative and regulatory proposals that may affect the Postal Service and advising USPS leadership of any potential impact to our organization.
  • Providing advice and counsel to internal stakeholders regarding our public position on key issues and facilitating relationships between postal executives and external stakeholders.

Leadership

Vice President of Government Relations and Public  Policy, Peter PastreThe Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy, Peter Pastre, reports to the Postmaster General and is responsible for developing and executing public policy and legislative objectives with government stakeholders. Pastre assumed leadership of the department in September 2020 after nearly three decades as a government relations executive in the private sector. Read Pastre's leadership biography or download a copy of the Postal Service leadership here.

Our teams

Government Relations Liaisons:

A team of advocates dedicated to daily contacts with Congress and other key stakeholders. Use the drop down menu below to find the staff member responsible for your state.

Directors

Mary Ann Simpson Western Region Director
Mary Ann Simpson
Western States
House and Senate Appropriations Committees
Michael Gordon Midwestern Region Director
Michael Gordon
Midwestern States
House Committee on Oversight and Reform
Scott Slusher Eastern Region Director
Scott Slusher
Eastern States
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Representatives

Select a state or territory from the list and click “Go” to view the contact information.

Policy and Strategy Development:

Public policy analysts who track, monitor and analyze legislative and regulatory proposals that may impact the Postal Service.

Rod Sallay Policy and Strategy Development Director

Director: Rod Sallay

Correspondence:

Legislative correspondents who respond to letters from members of Congress about a wide variety of matters, including mail service issues, postal legislative issues, inquiries about facilities, employee matters, Election Mail and more.

Lisa Williams, Manager

Manager: Lisa Williams

General USPS Government Relations inquiries should be directed to:

Kristina Watts, Executive Administrative Assistant