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New Gotha Postmaster Named

Donelly Davila-Weddin named Gotha PostmasterDonelly Davila-Wedding was recently named Postmaster of the Gotha Post Office. She replaces former Gotha Postmaster Bessie Lemus, who transferred to another facility.

As Postmaster, Davila-Wedding is responsible for delivery and retail operations at the Gotha Post Office with 674 P.O. Boxes and more than 1,464 business and residential delivery points. She supervises six employees.

Davila-Wedding, an 11-year postal employee, began her career as a Rural Carrier Associate in Kissimmee, Florida, where she was later promoted to Supervisor, Customer Services. She was a Delivery Supervisor, Customer Services at the Kissimmee Carrier Annex, and later served as its Acting Manager.

“As outlined in the Postal Service’s Delivering for America plan, we are modernizing and continually adapting to the changing needs of our customers,” said Davila-Wedding. “Our customers are priority one, whether they’re located in the biggest cities or smaller communities, such a Gotha.”

“I want to thank my family and my postal managers for their support and guidance over the years and for believing in me and giving me this opportunity,” said Davila-Wedding. “Being Postmaster was not in my plans. I did not expect to grow so rapidly in the Postal Service, even at a young age. But it showed me that you can achieve your dreams by working hard and showing dedication to what you enjoy and what your goals are in your career.”

She is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology and minor in Criminal Law, and has an Associates of Arts from Elgin, IL, Community College. Prior to her postal career, she was a women’s and children’s advocate at Sarah’s In Domestic Violence Shelter in Chicago, IL.

She is a volunteer for East Coast Believers Church School Bus Drive and Christmas Angel Tree.

Davila-Wedding has been married to her wife, Ashley, for seven years. They have a six-year-old Boxer named Spartacus. She enjoys playing basketball in her free time, reading books at the beach, and taking her dog on long walks.

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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