July 11, 2022

Montgomery, Indiana Postmaster to Take Oath of Office

Community invited to July 19 event

Shelly M Chestnut

MONTGOMERY, IN –Shelly M. Chestnut will be officially sworn-in as the Montgomery Postmaster in a ceremony at the Montgomery Post Office on July 19, 2022. Indiana District Manager Christi Johnson-Kennedy will administer the oath of office.

Shelly M. Chestnut Installation Ceremony
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
1:30 p.m.
Montgomery Post Office
496 N Main St.
Montgomery, IN 47558     

Chestnut began her postal career in 1996 as a rural carrier assistant. She has served as a regular rural carrier, Rural Academy instructor, and union steward for the National Association of Rural Letter Carriers. Chestnut is well-known throughout the Indiana District in her role as master rural facilitator. As a facilitator, she supervises all new Rural Academy instructors in the Rural Carrier Training Program. 

“In my 26 years with the United States Postal Service, I have seen firsthand the role the Postal Service plays connecting neighbors and our community to the nation. Our Post Offices serve as a lifeline for our small businesses to reach customers no matter where they are”, said Chestnut. “I am committed to providing reliable customer service and mail delivery to our Montgomery customers, while strengthening the future of this treasured institution.”

Under the Postmaster General’s leadership and Delivering For America, the Postal Service’s 10-year plan, USPS is maintaining universal six-day mail delivery and expanded seven-day package delivery, stabilizing our workforce, and spurring innovation to meet the needs of our modern customers.
The public is invited to attend the event and stay for refreshments and conversation immediately following the ceremony.

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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