Lorrie Brown

City Council
Title: Councilmember - District 6
Lorrie Brown

Lorrie Brown was elected to the Ventura City Council in November 2018.

In addition to serving as City Councilmember, Lorrie is a public servant for the County of Ventura where she is Management Assistant at the Department of Airports.

Prior to this work, Lorrie was a certified substitute teacher for the Ventura Unified School District. In her professional life she owns a writing, media and communications business.

The daughter of seasonal farm workers, Lorrie grew up in Ventura on the Eastside in the Bird Track and later attended Ventura College receiving an AA in Bilingual Studies. She then graduated from California Lutheran University, with a BA in Communications and an MA in Public Policy.

She continued her career in public service as a project management lead for the City of Oxnard’s redevelopment agency where she led economic development initiatives that supported small businesses and affordable housing.

Lorrie currently serves on the Ventura Port Authority, the Ventura Council of Governments, and sits on the Finance, Audit and Budgeting committee. She was twice appointed to the Ventura County Women’s Economic Roundtable and served on the City of Ventura’s Downtown Parking Advisory Committee.

Lorrie raised her three boys, Joseph, Isaiah and Jeremiah in Ventura and has lived here since 1974. In her free time she loves to sing.

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