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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 27, 2011
Marti Maxwell,  Superior Court Administrator, (360) 786-5560

Michael Fenton Appointed New Juvenile Court Administrator

Olympia - Thurston County Superior Court judges have appointed Michael Fenton to succeed retiring Juvenile Court Administrator Gary Carlyle on February 1. Carlyle, who retires on January 31, spent eight years in that position.

Fenton began employment with the county in 1983 as a juvenile probation counselor. He's also served as a unit supervisor and manager of the probation department. In his new position, Fenton will be responsible for the administration of Juvenile Court including the Juvenile Detention Program, Probation Department and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3