The Ventura County Board of Supervisors is seeking self-nominations from members of disadvantaged communities designated in the County’s General Plan to serve on the County’s Climate Emergency Council (CEC). The general plan disadvantaged communities include El Rio/Del Norte, Piru and Saticoy. A map identifying the communities is presented below for reference.

The purpose of the Climate Emergency Council is to advise the Board of Supervisors on climate action planning and implementation of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) goals, policies, and programs identified as part of the General Plan effort. Membership of the CEC shall be comprised of the following:

  • One person representing each Supervisorial District who has demonstrated interest in and knowledge of climate action planning shall be nominated by each of the five members of the Board of Supervisors, and confirmed by a majority of the Board of Supervisors resulting in a total of five Supervisorial District representatives.
  • One resident from each of the designated disadvantaged communities identified in the 2040 General Plan (El Rio/Del Norte, Piru, and Saticoy) who has demonstrated an understanding of their community’s needs as well as an interest in and knowledge of climate action planning, appointed by a majority of the Board of Supervisors.
  • Two additional at large members who have demonstrated special interest, competence, experience, or knowledge in climate action planning, selected by a majority of the CEC members.


Thank you for your interest in applying for consideration for appointment to the Climate Emergency Council as a representative of a disadvantaged community. The Board of Supervisors encourages citizen involvement and expertise in serving our community. Please complete the entire form.

Deadline to submit nominations is October 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.