Kiry K. Gray Appointed as Clerk of Court for the Central District of California

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The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the appointment of Kiry K. Gray as Clerk of Court. Ms. Gray succeeds retired Clerk of Court Terry Nafisi.
Ms. Gray has a long history of service to the Court, spanning thirty years. Ms. Gray was originally hired to work temporarily in the Jury Department in 1985. Ms. Gray’s dedication to the Court and work ethic earned her many promotions over her tenure and she rose to several management positions early in her career, including being named the Assistant Supervisor in the Criminal Section in 1987, the Assistant Deputy-in-Charge for the Southern Division in 1990 and the Deputy-in-Charge of the Eastern Division in 1993, a position she held until earlier this year. Since July 1, 2015, Ms. Gray has been serving as the Court’s Acting Clerk of Court.
The Central District of California is comprised of the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. It serves approximately 19.6 million people – nearly half the population of the state of California.