William Enfield, 62, of Sacramento has been appointed chief of communications for CDCR. Enfield has been an instructor at California State University, Sacramento, since 2012.
He held multiple positions at the Sacramento Bee from 1984 to 2011, including editor, writer and project manager. Enfield served as an editor and writer for the Tulsa World from 1980 to 1984 and as a writer for the Oklahoma Journal from 1972 to 1980.
Jessica Mazlum, 32, of Sacramento has been appointed as deputy chief of external affairs for CDCR. She has been in the position in an acting capacity for several months.
Mazlum has been a CDCR employee since 2007, most recently serving as a Staff Services Manager I in the Office of Public and Employee Communications. Prior to that she held positions at the Department of General Services.