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Governmental Representatives

City of Ventura – Government

The Ventura City Council meets at 6:00 PM three Mondays each month. The City Council meets the first week in August and will not reconvene until the first Monday after Labor Day weekend.

Meetings are held in the Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall at 501 Poli Street. All meetings (with certain exceptions) are open to the public.

City Council members are elected to four year terms in a city-wide election. The Council elects from its members a Mayor and Deputy Mayor, each of whom serves two years.

City of Ventura – Key Administration

Mark Watkins
City Manager
(805) 654-7740

Greg Diaz
City Attorney
(805) 654-7818

Cynthia Rodriguez
City Clerk
(805) 658-4787 

Ken Corney
Police Chief
(805) 339-4400

David Endaya
Fire Chief
(805) 339-4300

Jeffrey Lambert
Community Development
(805) 677-3921

Elena Brokaw
(805) 658-4726

Jennifer Curtis
Human Resources
(805) 654-7853

Gil Garcia
Finance & Technology
(805) 654-7812

Rick Raives
Public Works
(805) 654-7808

Shana Epstein
Ventura Water
(805) 652-4518 

County of Ventura – Board of Supervisors


Steve Bennett, District 1 (Ventura)
(805) 654-2703 


Linda Parks, District 2

(805) 214-2510


Kelly Long, District 3
(805) 654-2276


Peter C. Foy, District 4
(805) 955-2300


John C. Zaragoza, District 5
(805) 247-8907

The Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the county. The Board has five members, each elected from one of the five supervisorial districts in the county for a term of office of four years. The Board acts primarily in a legislative capacity since it adopts all county ordinances. It can also grant or deny claims made against the county and supervise policies and operations of the county.

The Board controls the county budget, levies taxes, makes appropriations and supervises the official conduct of county officers. The Board of Supervisors meets every Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in the Board hearing Room, Administration Building, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA.

California State Officials

Office of Assemblymember Das Williams
89 South California Street, Ste. F
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone: (805) 641-3700
Fax: (805) 641-3708

Office of Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
300 East Esplanade Drive, Ste. 430
Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone: (805) 988-1940

California Federal Officials

Office of Congresswoman Lois Capps
301 East Carrillo Street, Ste. A
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 730-1710
Fax: (805) 730-9153

Office of Congresswoman Julia Brownley
300 East Esplanade Drive, Suite 470
Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone: (805) 379-1779
Fax: (805) 379-1799

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D)
Phone: (213) 894-5000
Fax: (202) 224-0357

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D)
Phone: (310) 914-7300
Fax: (310) 914-7318