Liz Campos is a California native, born in Glendale and raised in Pasadena. She is dedicated to environmental justice, climate advocacy, fair civic engagement, and government transparency and accountability. Campos began her undergraduate education in Tennessee before moving back to California to complete her graduate education within the University of California and California State University systems.
Campos spent several years working as a dog trainer in New York, followed by three years of world travel. In the following years, Campos worked for the Franciscan Friars of California in Oakland and was a middle school teacher for grades six, seven, and eight. While residing in Northern California, Campos actively participated in local government within the Cities of Richmond and Berkeley.
As City Councilmember for District 1, Campos is passionate about housing solutions and opportunities for youth to continue living and working in their hometown. Campos has lived on the west side of Ventura for 22 years and served on the Westside Community Council Board before being elected to the Ventura City Council in December 2022.