Postal Officials for the Greater South Carolina District will meet at the Ft. Jackson Officers Club, 3230 Semmes Rd. at 11 a.m. this morning to install the 32nd Postmaster for Columbia, Rodney K. Deflumeri. Deflumeri succeeds Jim Antill, who retired in 2011. The event is closed to the public.
Deflumeri, a native of Man, West Virginia, began his 25-year career of government service as a trainee at Ft. Jackson in 1987. He began his Postal career in 1993 as a Distribution/Window Clerk in Hurricane, WV, where he also served as a City Carrier. After a brief stint as a manager in Address Management, he became a Customer Service Supervisor in Parkersburg, WV, followed by his first Postmaster assignment in Pennington Gap, VA.
He held subsequent Postmaster positions in Rockingham, NC and Kinston, NC, followed by service as Manager of Post Office Operations in the Charlotte Area, a position in which he managed operations for 139 Post Offices. In 2009, he became Postmaster in Wilmington, NC.
Deflumeri has made himself available for numerous detail assignments and training opportunities in his career, and has received several “far exceeded objectives and expectations” in his annual merit evaluations.
He lives in the Chapin area with his wife Lynne, and has two daughters, Terri and Emily.
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