County Supervisor, Appointed Trustee
Public Member appointed by the Board of Supervisors
Initial term start: 1/1/2019
Current term end: 12/31/2021
Trustee Bennett serves on the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, representing the citizens of District 1. Before being elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2000, he was a teacher and high school administrator for 20 years at Nordhoff High school in Ojai.
Trustee Bennett served on the Ventura City Council from 1993 to 1997, and he co-authored the Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources (SOAR). On the Board of Supervisors, he has been a leader on fiscal discipline, preservation of open space and agricultural land and social services, particularly care for vulnerable children and the elderly.