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Noel Hodges to be Sworn in as Pasadena’s 14th Postmaster

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 | 12:40 pm
 
Noel Hodges courtesy of USPS Pasadena

On Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., Noel D. Hodges will follow a tradition that dates to 1939 when Fred G. Sutherland became the first Postmaster of Pasadena. Hodges will raise his right hand to be sworn in as the new Postmaster at the Pasadena Post Office, 600 Lincoln Ave, Pasadena, CA 91109.

As Postmaster of Pasadena, Hodges is responsible for the management of postal operations in the 91101 – 91109 ZIP Codes. He oversees 434 employees who provide service to 80,145 street addresses and 7,888 Post Office Boxes, serving a population of over 141,029.

“It’s an honor and a responsibility that I don’t take lightly. I plan to create a positive work environment for all employees and provide consistent and reliable customer service to the Pasadena community,” said Hodges.

Hodges began his postal career in October 1990, as a PTF Carrier at the Bicentennial Station in Los Angeles, CA. In 1994, he was promoted as Supervisor Customer Service. In 2004, he was promoted as Manager Customer Service.

Hodges served as Postmaster in Culver City, Compton, and Santa Monica.

Hodges is married to Una Person-Hodges and they have three children, Jazmyne Williams, Noel Hodges Jr., and Cameron Person. He loves to travel to new locations with his wife. He enjoys grilling for his family, friends, and employees.

He is a member of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and has worked with the City of Los Angeles and Van Nuys community to end homelessness.

Jolene Fischer, California 4 Manager Post Office Operations, will administer the official oath of office. Hodges succeeds former Pasadena Postmaster Tracy Jones, who retired.

Please RSVP to evelina.b.ramirez@usps.gov . Interview and facility tour are available.

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