Magi Work named Deputy Director of CFC Division

Magi Work, a former field representative with 14 years of experience at the Board of State and Community Corrections, has been promoted to Deputy Director of the County Facilities Construction division. Ms. Work will supervise a staff that works with local governments to design and build juvenile detention and adult criminal justice facilities throughout California. Ms. Work joined the BSCC on July 2, 2001, when she arrived on-loan from the Merced Sheriff’s Department. She had been with the department since March 1987, and moved up the ranks before being named that county’s first female jail commander on Jan. 8, 1996. At the county she introduced programming to the jail and performed statewide training on the cognitive programming approach to violent offenders. At the BSCC she was a field representative with both the Facilities and Standards Operation division and, later, the Corrections Planning and Programs division, where she worked with grant programming and the transition of the Office of Criminal Justice Planning to the BSCC. Ms. Work obtained her bachelor’s degree in management from St. Mary’s College of California in Moraga. She had been serving as acting director of the division since Jan. 15, 2015.