Board Members

Board Member

Robert Ashby
Safety Member Trustee

Safety Member appointed in lieu of election by Safety Members

Initial term start: 5/20/2019
Current term end: 12/31/2020

Mr. Ashby has worked for multiple County of Ventura departments since 1993, starting in the Auditor-Controller’s Office. In 2007, he joined the Fire Department and later became a Fire Captain. Mr. Ashby earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of La Verne and a Masters of Public Administration from California State University, Northridge.

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Board Member

Steve Bennett
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.

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Board Member

Steven Hintz
County Treasurer, Ex-Officio Trustee

Ventura County Treasurer-Tax Collector
Ex-officio Member

Initial term start: 1/3/2011
Current term end: 03/01/2022

The Ventura County Treasurer-Tax Collector, and an Ex-officio Member of the Board, from 2011, Judge Hintz previously served as a Superior Court Judge from 1998 to 2009, a Municipal Court Judge from 1982 to 1998, a Ventura County Deputy District Attorney from 1975 to 1982, and a Lieutenant of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the United States Naval Reserve (USNR) from 1971 to 1975.

Board Member

Will Hoag
Alternate Retired Member Trustee

Alternate Retired Member elected by Retired Members

Initial term start: 11/6/2005
Current term end: 12/31/2020

A retired trustee since 2005, Trustee Hoag served as a Personnel Analyst for 31 years in the County Executive Office’s Human Resource Division before retiring.

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Board Member

Ed McCombs
Appointed Trustee

Alternate Public Member appointed by the Board of Supervisors

Initial term start: 01/01/2017
Current term end: 12/31/2019

Trustee McCombs was appointed to the Board of Retirement on January 1, 2017. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, from the University of California, Berkeley in 1954 and his MBA from Golden Gate University in 1965.

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Board Member

Jordan P. Roberts
General Member Trustee

General Member elected by General Members

Initial term start: 10/07/2019
Current term end: 12/31/2021                                                       

Trustee Roberts has worked for the Ventura County Fire Department since 2004 and currently serves as Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor over Training at the Fire Communications Center. He was the elected bargaining chair for SEIU 721’s 2016-2019 contract, representing more than 4,000 County employees. Mr. Roberts graduated with distinction with a Master of Public Administration in Public Sector Management and Leadership from Cal State Northridge, earned a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley, and graduated from the Los Angeles Fire Department Leadership Academy.

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Board Member

Craig Winter
General Member Trustee

General Member elected by General Members

Initial term start: 1/1/2015
Current term end: 12/31/2020

Trustee Winter was elected by the County’s general members effective January 1, 2015. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Southern California and has been a Clinical Pharmacist at Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) since 2009.

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