BLOOMINGTON — Michael P. Donovan, McLean County's deputy director of court and probation services, has been named interim director.

Director Cassy Taylor has been named assistant county administrator for McLean County.

Eleventh Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Mark A. Fellheimer announced Donovan's appointment. The permanent director should be named by Oct. 1.

Donovan is a graduate of Illinois State University with a degree in corrections. He was an adult probation officer and DUI probation officer. He has been deputy director since 2008, supervising eight divisions, writing and implementing department policy and completing performance reviews. He also designed the probation officer safety program and oversaw training of probation officers.

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