The Channel Counties Division Channel Counties Division includes 25 cities in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy. Non-member cities are indicated with *.
San Luis Obispo
The division is guided by an executive committee under the leadership of a division president. Elected city officials and professional city staff attend division meetings throughout the year to share what they are doing and advocate for their interests in Sacramento.
Division members also participate in the development of League policy through representation on:
- The League board of directors;
- Policy committees;
- The Annual Conference Resolution Committee; and
- The Annual Conference Program Committee.
2013-2014 Division Officers
President: Shelly Higginbotham, mayor, Pismo Beach
First Vice President: Jacqui Irwin, council member, Thousand Oaks
Second Vice President: Fred Shaw, council member, Carpinteria
Division Director: Carl Morehouse, council member, Ventura
Past President: Helene Schneider, mayor, Santa Barbara
Division Secretary/Treasurer: Rebecca Silva, city clerk, Pismo Beach
Channel Counties Regional Public Affairs Manager:
Cell: (805) 797-3530