Bio: Severson, Travis (New Postmaster - 2015)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surname: Severson

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 12/10/2015

Travis Severson is Medford’s new postmaster.

After serving as the interim postmaster for the past few months, Severson took the oath of office on December 3 to make it official.

Severson is a native of Loyal and a 1995 graduate of Loyal High School. He attended UW-La Crosse and then UW-Marshfield, Wood County where he earned an associate’s degree. After working in various occupations in the private sector, he started working for the Unites States Postal Service (USPS) in May of 2005 as a clerk at the Central Wisconsin Processing and Distribution Facility in Rothschild.

He also worked as a steward for the American Postal Worker’s Union (AWWU) in the same facility from October of 2006 to August of 2007. In August of 2007 he transferred to a clerk position at the Marshfield Post Office, with the goal of going into management.

He officially became the Medford Postmaster on November 14 with the swearing in ceremony taking place last week.

“I have enjoyed my brief time here in Medford and am very much looking forward to a long tenure here,” he said.



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