WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County commissioners have named a new personnel and risk manager for the county.
Commissioners on Monday approved an employment agreement with Lucy Schwallie, a former resident of Chicago. She will replace Jay Winter, who retired.
According to a release, after earning a law degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, Schwallie served as law clerk for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her most recent position, which she was working at prior to accepting the county position, was as assistant inspector general for the city of Chicago’s Inspector General’s Office.
Schwallie’s starting salary will be $75,600 per year, according to Connie Vinti, clerk of the board county commissioners.