District 1 - Supervisor Steve Bennett

800 S. Victoria Ave. Ventura, CA 93009
Phone: (805) 654-2703  | Fax: (805) 654-2226
Email: Steve.Bennett@ventura.org

Communities Represented:

San Buenaventura, Montalvo, Saticoy, Ojai Valley, City of Ojai, Upper Ojai Valley, Riverpark, Northwest Oxnard, and North Coast.

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The District 1 Office is located on the 4th floor of the Ventura County Government Center – Hall of Administration

800 S. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA, 93009

Phone: (805) 654-2703
Fax: (805) 654-2226


Administrative Assistants and their Responsibilities:

Cindy Cantle
-Issues Responsible for
Duties of Chief of Staff including overall office operations and project management, social media and special projects.

Send e-mail to Cindy Cantle

Administrative Assistants and their Responsibilities:

Steve Offerman
– Issues Responsible for:
Land Use Planning and Permitting; Farmland and Open Space Conservation; Water Issues; Flood Control; Parks and Trails; Environmental Health/Sanitation; Mobilehome Issues; the County Budget; Transportation; Air Quality; County Airports and Harbor; Economic Development; Property Taxes; Solid Waste Issues; Ojai Valley Municipal Advisory Council; Highway 33 Committee; Animal Regulation; Libraries.

Send e-mail to Steve Offerman

Brian Brennan
– Issues Responsible for:
Health Care and Human Services; Children & Families Issues; Child Care; Senior Services; County Personnel; Job Training; Courts; Probation; CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) for the Ojai Valley; Faith-Based Foster Care Outreach; Mobilehome Issues and Outreach; Climate Change Action Awards; Environmental issues; Constituent Services; County Information Services.

Send e-mail to Brian Brennan


Executive Aides and their Responsibilities:

Cruz Benitez (A bilingual employee)
– Issues Responsible for:
Responsible for Supervisor Bennett’s calendar; assists constituents, by phone or in person, on matters not referred to Administrative Assistants; represents the Supervisor on committees and at various community meetings.

Send e-mail to Cruz Benitez