July 9, 2018: Kirsten Erickson-Donadee was appointed as the Deputy Director and Chief Counsel of Legal Affairs at the California Department of Child Support Services by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, July 6, 2018. Erickson-Donadee, 39, Folsom Democrat, has held several positions at the department since 2009, including Chief Counsel, Attorney and Contract Attorney. She was previously a Child Support Attorney at the Sierra Nevada Regional Department of Child Support Services from 2007 to 2012. Erickson-Donadee received a law degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Law. She will be paid $174,468 per year in her new position.