County Public Defender Terminated; Budget Manager Hired

mason county logoThere have been some personnel changes in Mason County.

Tuesday, the Mason County Commission terminated the employment of Public Defender Susan Sergojan. Sergojan had been on paid administrative leave for the past month or so. Specific details on what led to Sergojan’s dismissal have not been disclosed. However, the Commissioners also approved the Release and Hold Harmless Agreement “to settle any and all claims, demands, damages, costs and attorney fees, expenses, penalties, liens, actions or cause of action, arising from the client services contract between Mason County Public Defender and FT Law, P.S. Attorneys” which is related to the termination.

This week, Jenifer Sliva began as Budget Manager in the County’s Support Services Department. Sliva comes to Mason County from the State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and Mason County PUD 3.

Mason County has several open positions including
a public health nurse, a public health clinical nurse, a combined sewer & water operator, a code enforcement officer, a water & wastewater manager, and a planner. More details are available on the County’s website