Welcome to RMA

The Resource Management Agency strives to ensure that its customer service standards are consistent with the Agency’s Mission Statement:

The mission of the Resource Management Agency, in cooperation with the public and our partner agencies, is to protect the consumer and community’s health, safety and environment by carrying out adopted laws and policies, and educating, assisting and empowering Ventura County residents and businesses to be good stewards of the land and our resources.


In addition, RMA has identified those core values which will guide us in carrying out our mission. These values are directly related to our customer service and include:

  • Honesty, hard work and ethical behavior

  • Transparency and accountability

  • Equitable treatment and respect of all constituents

  • Excellence in service delivery

Protecting Ventura County’s Historic, Cultural, and Natural Resources


Chair: Gary Blum

Vice Chair: Ricki Mikkelsen


  • Vacant, District 1
    San Buenaventura, Montalvo, Saticoy, Northwest Oxnard, City of Ojai, Ojai Valley, Upper Ojai, North Coast, Riverpark, and West Lockwood Valley.

  • Ricki Mikkelsen, District 2
    Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village, Oak Park, Santa Rosa Valley, Bell Canyon, Hidden Valley, Lake Sherwood, Portions of the Oxnard Plain, Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu, California Air National Guard, South Coast, Somis, Las Posas Valley, and California State University/Channel Islands.

  • John Kulwiec, District 3
    Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Southeast Oxnard, East Oxnard Plain, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Piru, East Lockwood Valley, and Eastern Portion of Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme.

  • Linda Plaks, District 4
    Simi Valley, Moorpark, Santa Susana Knolls, Box Canyon, Chatsworth Peak, Home Acres, Sinaloa Lake, and Tierra Rejada Valley.

  • Gary E. Blum, District 5
    Oxnard, Silver Strand, Hollywood Beach, Hollywood By the Sea, Channel Islands Harbor, El Rio, Nyeland Acres, Del Norte Area, Oxnard College, Oxnard Plain, Portion of Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme, Oxnard Shores, Mandalay Bay, and Strickland.

Members at Large:

  • Stephen Schafer
  • Miguel Fernandez

For more information, contact:

  • Dillan Murray, Program Planner
    800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1740
    Ventura, CA  93009
    (805) 654-5042
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