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Dan Blair

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Senior Counselor and Fellow
The Bipartisan Policy Center
2017
Present
Principal
Blair Stretgies, LLC
2017
Present
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
National Academy of Public Administration
2011
2017
Former member and Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission
U.S. Postal Service
2006
2011
Former Deputy Director and Acting Director
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
2001
2006
Former Senior Counsel to U.S. Senator Fred Thompson
Senate Committee on Government Affairs
1998
2001
Former Staff Director
House Subcommittee on the Postal Service
1995
1998
Minority General Counsel
House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service
1985
1995
Primary Policy Areas

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Protect Electoral Integrity and Enhance Voter Participation

The Role of the Postal Service During Elections with Dan Blair

Season: 1 Episode:26 | October 13, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome Dan Blair, former Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, former Academy President, and Academy Fellow, to discuss transparency and trust during the election season, the post office's role in supporting the election cycle, coordination at different levels of government, and recommendations for the postal service.

With Dan Blair, former Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, former Academy President, and Academy Fellow

Topics Include:

  • Lessons learned throughout Dan's public administrative career
  • Trust in public government and transparency and trust in the election season
  • Biggest obstacles for high voter participation
  • Ensuring elections are safe from nefarious entities
  • How the postal service has adapted to a changing world
  • Coordination between the Postal Service and state and local officials
  • Ensuring military members submit a timely ballot
  • Recommendations for the Postal Service moving forward

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