The judges of the Superior Court of California, County of Sierra, are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Ann Mendez, as their next Court Executive Officer. Ms. Mendez is succeeding Ms. Andi Barone who resigned in June after briefly serving the Court.
Ms. Mendez has served the Superior Court of Sierra County for nearly two years after serving more than four years in the Superior Court of Nevada County in positions of increasingly responsibility. She holds Juris Doctor, Masters of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science degrees.
Presiding Judge Charles Ervin commented that “Ms. Mendez’s education and experience have positioned her well to lead our Court during a planned period of transition and technological improvement. She is very qualified and will effectively lead the administrative functions of our Court.” Judge Yvette Durant stated “I am so pleased to have Ms. Mendez as the Court's new CEO. While she clearly possesses the intellect and temperament for the job, she has also shown her dedication to serving the citizens of Sierra County through her prior employment with the Court. I firmly believe Ms. Mendez will continue to shine in her new position.”
Ms. Mendez noted of her appointment, “I am excited to assume this new role and for the future of this court. We have an exceptionally talented team at Sierra Superior Court that is focused on delivering the highest quality of service, providing equal access to justice, and to effect fair resolutions of all disputes through consistent and impartial administration of justice.”
Ms. Mendez’s appointment as Court Executive Officer begins on Monday August 27, 2018.