Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos Bolanos takes up his new responsibilities as the appointed sheriff for San Mateo County.
"Assistant Sheriff Sanchez has been an integral part of the Sheriff's Executive Team and I know that her extensive experience in both corrections and operations will be an asset to me and our organization," Mr. Bolanos said in announcing her appointment July 14.
Trisha Sanchez. (Courtesy, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.)
Ms. Sanchez has a bachelor's degree in business management and a master's degree in public sector leadership from Saint Mary's College of California. She is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and of the West Point Leadership Program, a police training program of the Los Angeles Police Department.
She began her 29-year career with the Sheriff's Office as a reserve deputy and has been an assistant sheriff since 2008.