James J. Postl
Immediate Past Chairman
James Postl is the immediate past chairman of the board of the American Heart Association (AHA) for 2019-21. He is retired president and chief executive officer of Pennzoil-Quaker State Company.
Postl has been a member of the AHA’s Board of Directors since 2010 and is also chairperson of its Executive Committee and a member of its Advocacy Coordinating Committee, Audit Committee, Corporate Operations Coordinating Committee, International Committee, and Nominating Committee. He was the 2014-16 chairman of the association’s SouthWest Affiliate and co-chaired the organization’s International Committee from 2013 to 2015. Postl became a volunteer in 2001 in the Houston area, and has played a leading role in fundraising for local events including Heart Walk and Heart Ball. He chaired the Houston Heart Walk in 2003.