Travis Olson will be officially installed as the Quincy Postmaster at a special program at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 21, at the Quincy Post Office, 222 Lawrence St., Quincy . The brief installation program will feature the administration of the Postmaster’s Oath of Office to Mr. Olson by USPS Manager of Post Office Operations Paul Heroux. He replaces former Quincy Postmaster Sandra Rose, who is now at the Willows Post Office.
As Quincy Postmaster, Olson supervises 13 employees, including one at the Twain Post Office and one at Meadow Valley Post Office. He also manages four rural mail routes and three highway contract routes. He is responsible for overseeing retail services at the Quincy, Twain and Meadow Valley Post Offices as well as the daily distribution of mail to 2131 addresses and more than 2,796 PO Boxes.
Olson is a 5-year postal employee who previously served as a supervisor at the Paradise Post Office. He began his postal career as a city carrier assistant at the Paradise Post Office.
“I will continue to provide outstanding customer service to the community, and to contribute to the overall success of the Postal Service,” said Olson.
“As outlined in USPS’s Delivering for America plan, we are modernizing and continually adapting to the changing needs of our customers. Our customers are priority one, whether they’re located in the biggest cities or smaller communities such as Quincy, Twain and Meadow Valley.”
Olson received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Security Management from University of Phoenix. He served in the U.S. Navy and traveled the world. His hobbies include traveling, motorcycling, hiking, and spending time with his sons Jeremiah and Corbin.