Ronald Stroman

USPS Board of Governors

USPS Board of Governors Ronald Stroman

Ronald Stroman was appointed to the Postal Service Board of Governors by President Joseph R. Biden and confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 2021, for a term that expires on December 8, 2021. On May 13, 2021, he was confirmed by the Senate to a second term expiring on December 8, 2028. He serves on the Board’s Operations and Election Mail Committees.

Stroman served as the 20th Deputy Postmaster General (DPMG), the second-highest ranking postal executive, from March 2011 until his retirement in June 2020. Since leaving the Postal Service, he worked as a senior fellow at the Democracy Fund and served as the lead for President Biden’s transition team for the Postal Service.

While serving as DPMG, Stroman was directly responsible for the Postal Service functions of Government Relations and Public Policy, International Postal Affairs, Sustainability, and the Judicial Officer Department. In this role, he facilitated relationships with Congress, and with federal, state and local agencies as the Postal Service pursued its core business strategies. He also had the lead role in working with the Universal Postal Union and the Department of State on international postal policy. During his tenure as DPMG with Postmaster General Pat Donahoe, Stroman led Corporate Communications and Consumer and Industry Affairs. He was appointed to head election mail efforts during his time as DPMG.

Stroman had more than 30 years of professional experience in government, legislative affairs and leadership before becoming DPMG. From 1978 to 1984, he was an attorney with the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He then moved into a position as counsel on the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He also worked for the Committee on Government Operations and became a minority staff director and counsel for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

In 1997, Stroman took a director’s position with the U.S. Department of Transportation. In 2001, he joined the General Accounting Office as managing director for the Office of Opportunity and Inclusiveness. He returned to the House in 2009, where he served as staff director, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, before joining the Postal Service. Stroman earned his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University Law Center.

Latest update: January 2023