USPS Board of Governors
William D. Zollars was appointed to the Postal Service Board of Governors by President Donald J. Trump and was confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 2020. Zollars served the remainder of a seven-year term that expired on December 8, 2022, and he is currently in his holdover year. He will continue to serve under his current appointment until December 8, 2023, unless he or a successor is nominated, confirmed and appointed before that date. He currently chairs the Board’s Operations Committee.
Zollars first served his country in 1970, when he enlisted in the Army National Guard. During his years in private industry, he led three different Fortune 500 companies and served on the board of directors of four different Fortune 500 companies.
As chairman, president, and chief executive officer of YRC Worldwide, Inc., Zollars, led one of the largest and most recognizable global transportation service providers from 1999 to 2011. While at YRC, Zollars was a direct participant in the postal delivery process by providing consolidation and deconsolidation services on behalf of the Postal Service. Before that, Zollars was president of Yellow Transportation Inc., a position he accepted in 1996 as part of a major management transition for the company. From 1994 to 1996, Zollars was senior vice president of Ryder Integrated Logistics, a $1.5 billion division of Ryder System, Inc., based in Miami, Florida. Previously, he spent 24 years in various executive positions at Eastman Kodak, including assignments in London, Toronto and Tokyo.
Zollars has actively worked for nearly 20 years on public boards in the healthcare, technology, real estate and transportation industries. He currently serves on the boards of C2FO, Restone Logistics, and Main Street Data, an Agtech company. He previously served on the board of ProLogis Inc., until May 2023.
Zollars is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Latest update: October 2023