July 13, 2021

Denver’s First Female Postmaster to be Sworn in Friday

Lora McLucas is the 36th Postmaster of Denver


Installation ceremony for newly appointed Denver Postmaster


Governor Jared Polis, Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera, Congresswoman Diana DeGette will share remarks along with USPS Vice President Ed Ruiz and others.


Friday, July 16, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


State Capitol Building in the Old Supreme Court Chambers (2nd Floor) 200 E. Colfax


Please RSVP to James.N.Boxrud@usps.gov by Thursday noon.


On Friday, in her 27th year as a postal employee, Lora McLucas will be sworn in as Denver’s 36th Postmaster since 1859.

Lora began her postal career in Trinidad, CO as a letter carrier in 1994. She has served as Supervisor Customer Service, Manager Delivery/Customer Service Programs, Postmaster of Wheat Ridge and Arvada, CO among other positions. She most recently served as Littleton, CO Postmaster.

Lora is a Colorado native growing up in the San Luis Valley. She grew up in a low-income family and after graduating from high school she joined the US Army as a medic. After being honorably discharged she served as a police officer in Trinidad before joining USPS.

The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.



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