FY 2013 – Office of the Board of Governors’ Travel and Miscellaneous Expenses. – 13BG013FT000

  • Directorate:
  • Finance
  • Program Area:
  • Finance
  • Responsible Postal Official:
  • Start Date:
  • 11-20-2012
  • Estimated Report Date:
  • 12-19-2014


The Postal Reorganization Act of 1970, as amended, established the Board of Governors, which is comprised of the postmaster general, deputy postmaster general and nine governors appointed by the president of the United States. The Board directs and controls the expenditures of the Postal Service, reviews its practices and policies, and establishes objectives and goals in accordance with title 39 of the U.S. Code. The Board meets in monthly in Washington, DC, or other location where members can visit Postal Service facilities or larger mailer operations. Governors are reimbursed for actual travel and representation expenses incurred on behalf of the Postal Service. The Board may also incurr miscellaneous and professional fee expenses.

Annually the expenses of the Board are reviewed as part of the financial statement audit. The audit is conducted in response to Board Resolution 86-12, requiring annual audits of its travel and miscellaneous expenses. A separate audit report is prepared for this review.

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  1. Board of Governors Audit Team /

    The audit team is currently conducting audit work on the Postal Service Board of Governors travel and miscellaneous expenses. Do you have any feedback or suggestions regarding this audit?

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