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Patricia Mazzilli, 53, of Stockton has been appointed executive director of the Corrections Standards Authority. Since 2009, she has been chief probation officer for the San Joaquin County Probation Department, where she had served in various positions since 1985. Mazzilli was a group counselor at the Mary Graham Children’s Shelter from 1984 to 1985. She is a member of the American Probation and Parole Association. Her new position does not require Senate confirmation.