ST. CLOUD -- Stearns County commissioners have appointed a new Human Services Administrator.

Current Community Corrections Division Director Mark Sizer has been picked to replace Roma Steil who retired this spring.

Acting Human Services Administrator Dave Rooney had been the Dakota County Human Services Administrator before retiring. He filled in at Stearns County until Sizer's appointment today.

Sizer had been the Community Corrections Division Director for 17 years.  His starting salary will be just under $123-thousand dollars a year.

Sizer's appointment is effective Thursday, August 4th.