Board of Directors

Bob Harrell, President

Financial Planner, Independent Capital Management

Jennifer Caldwell, Vice President

Chief Development Officer, Food Share of Ventura County

Steven E. Elson, Ph.D., Treasurer

CEO Emeritus, Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

Crystal Stratton, Secretary

Community Engagement Program Administrator, Ventura County Fire Department

Brad "Brick" Conners, Past President

City Manager, City of Port Hueneme

Julius Sokenu, Director

President, Moorpark College

Trevor Zierhut, Director

Government, Political, and Public Relations Consultant, The Zierhut Group


Pattie Braga
Pattie Braga

Executive Director

In Memoriam

Priscilla Partridge
Dr. Pricilla Partridge de Garcia

Founder/Director - Ventura County Leadership Academy

Olympic Torch Bearer for Ventura County 1996,
University of Southern California, Helen of Troy,
President, AIM: Partridge Garcia Group, Inc.,
Woman of the Year, Conejo Chamber of Commerce,
Woman of the Year, Camarillo Chamber of Commerce,
Clinical psychologist, author, international speaker & workshop leader, educator, previous TV & radio host.

March 11, 1942 - January 15, 2019