June 19, 2019
Installation Ceremony for 39th St. Louis Postmaster, Russell J. Thouvenot
Thursday June 20, 2019
St. Louis Main Post Office - Lobby
1720 Market Street
St. Louis MO 63155
Oath of Office presented by District Manager Charles A. Sciurba
National Anthem Deidra Holmes, Letter Carrier Creve Coeur Post Office
Posting of Colors by VFW MO 12th District under direction of Ken Allison
Invocation Kenneth Steele, Church of the Anointed
Russell J. Thouvenot is the 39th person to earn the distinction and title of Postmaster since the St. Louis Post Office was established in 1804.
Russ is responsible for mail delivery and retail sales at the St. Louis Post Office which delivers to more than 490,000 mailing addresses at 35 station and branch facilities with over 1,800 employees.
He began his career with the Postal Service in 1981 as a Part-Time Letter Carrier in Belleville IL. Russ has advanced through positions of increased responsibility in his 38 years with the Postal Service including most recent position of Manager, Operations Programs Support.
Russ looks forward to the challenges as the St. Louis Postmaster position and is committed to excellent service.