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Name: Hrepich, Kathleen
Current Position: Former interim director

Department of Child Support Services Deputy Director Kathleen L. Hrepich took over as interim director in 2011 after the departure of Jan Sturla. She served under April 2014.

Hrepich was admitted to the bar in 1981 after graduating from Lincoln Law School in Sacramento. After law school, she was a deputy district attorney in both Amador and Del Norte counties.

Hrepich served as director of family support for the California District Attorneys Association for five years beginning in 1994 before becoming chief deputy district attorney for the Nevada County District Attorney’s Office in 1999. She didn’t stay long in the DA’s office.Hrepich, a Democrat, was named director of Sierra Nevada Regional Department of Child Support Services in 2000 and stayed for eight years.

In 2008, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger hired her predecessor, Jan Sturla, to be DCSS director and her to be deputy director and chief counsel.


Director’s Biography (DCSS website)

Schwarzenegger Appoints Kathleen Hrepich as Deputy Director and Chief Counsel of Department of Child Support Services (Press release)

Governor Appoints Two Former Prosecutors to Head DCSS (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)

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