Yolanda James-Sevilla

Profile Pretrial Division DirectorSanta Cruz County Probation

Pretrial Division Director for Santa Cruz County Probation.  I have a BS in Administration of Justice and a Doctor of Jurisprudence.  I have been with the County of Santa Cruz for over 35 years and at the Probation Department for the past 21 years serving in multiple capacities as a DPO, Supervisor and ADD. Some of my accomplishments and assignments include supervising the AB 109 unit, supporting the MAT Vivitrol pilot project, facilitating the Thinking for a Change program in and out of custody, assisting in the design of the Probation Success Center, co-managing the Proposition 47 – CAFES grant, and overseeing the field safety program.