Claudia J. Postell Associate Commissioner/EEO Director

Claudia J. Postell, Esq. is the Associate Commissioner in the Office of Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity (OCREO) at the Social Security Administration (SSA), a role referred interchangeably as EEO Director. She provides executive leadership, direction, and guidance in ensuring the agency complies with anti-discrimination laws, regulations, policies, and procedures regarding equal employment opportunity (EEO) and civil rights.

Ms. Postell has been a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) since 2009, and her experience in EEO and civil rights extends more than 26 years. She has managed all aspects of a federal-sector EEO and affirmative employment program.  She has also served as an EEO Director at two other federal agencies.

Ms. Postell is an attorney. She has a certificate in Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Management from Georgetown University. She has also completed the Senior Managers in Government program at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Leadership for a Democratic Society course at the Federal Executive Institute