NEWS RELEASE: Announcement of the Director of Juvenile Court Services
N E W S R E L E A S E
SUPERIOR COURT IN YAVAPAI COUNTY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2019
Announcement of the Director of Juvenile Court Services
The Superior Court announces the selection of Gay Lockling as Director of Juvenile Court Services for the vacancy created by the retirement of Scott Mabery on June 28, 2019.
Ms. Lockling has been appointed as Director of Juvenile Court Services, effective July 1, 2019.
Ms. Lockling has lived in Prescott area for the past 26 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Studies from Arizona State University in 1989.
Ms. Lockling’s professional experience includes working as the Deputy Director of Yavapai Juvenile Court Services for the past 14 years. Prior to that, she worked for the Yavapai County Adult Probation Department. She began her probation career as a Standard Field Officer and held various positions with increasing responsibilities until she was promoted to Deputy Director in 2005. Her experience has allowed her to work with the juvenile probation team to assist juveniles/families of Yavapai County.
Presiding Juvenile Judge Anna Young stated, "As Deputy Director, Ms. Lockling has served the department well and I have full confidence that as Director she will continue to lead Juvenile Court Services in providing high quality service to our children and the community."
Presiding Judge David L. Mackey shared, "We have an excellent Juvenile Court Services Department due to the tradition of outstanding leadership and staff. I am confident Director Gay Lockling will provide the leadership necessary to continue that tradition of excellent service to our juveniles, their families and the citizens of Yavapai County."