Stephanie L. James has been named San Joaquin County's interim chief probation officer. She was appointed with the unanimous support of Presiding Judge David Warner of Lodi and County Administrator Manuel Lopez.
James replaces Patricia Mazzili, who will retire on March 25 after 26 years of service to the Probation Department.
James started her career with San Joaquin County as a probation officer in the Juvenile Investigations Unit in 1996. She assumed several positions and was most recently assistant chief probation officer.
Contact reporter Ross Farrow at email@example.com.