Board and Staff

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Executive Board

Juan Gonzalez, Chairman
Law Offices of Richard Francis
Appointed July 2012 

Carlos P. Rodriguez, Vice Chairman
La Central Bakery
Appointed July 2015 

Kim Recharte, Treasurer
Gold Coast Insurance Agency
Appointed June 2012 

Vince Behrens, Secretary
American Drive-In Cleaners
Appointed June 2014

Osbaldo Lopez
Casa Lopez
Appointed June 2016


Fernando Garcia
El Miramar Restaurant
Appointed June 2015

Tom Garcia
Tomas Cafe
Appointed June 2012

Janie Lai
Janie Lai Architects
Appointed June 2012

Tiffany Lopez
Dr. Manuel Lopez Family Trust
Appointed June 2017

Oscar Madrigal
City of Oxnard
City Council Appointment

Alex Rey Rivera
Corner Pocket Billiards
Appointed June 2016

Mike Sanchez
Coastal Architects
Appointed June 2012

Mark Spellman
Lazer Broadcasting Corporation
Appointed June 2017

City Liaison

Kymberly Horner
City of Oxnard


Senior Officer Sandra Plymire
Oxnard Police Department

Julie Mino
Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau


Abel Ramírez Magaña is the Executive Director. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the annual work plan: clean and safe, streetscape beautification, marketing, business advocacy and government relations.
Prior to joining the ODID, Magaña held several management positions including manager for the Los Angeles Business Assistance Program; VP of SBA & Commercial Lending for Banco Buenaventura; and Director of New Media/Managing Editor Hispanic Business Magazine. Magaña also co-founded a Latino-focused media company Latin Office LLC. He holds a BA in Journalism from San Diego State University.

Esteban Aguas is the ODID’s Administrative Assistant providing general office support, customer service and marketing.

Hector Diaz leads the District Safety Program. Officer Diaz is responsible for managing a team of 4 full- and part-time officers dedicated to patrolling the district daily and providing support services to the City of Oxnard’s Police Officers and serve as ambassadors to visitors to Downtown Oxnard. (805) 422-2020

Jesus Vasquez is the Operations Manager for our Clean Team. He oversees a team dedicated to providing enhancement services beyond the baseline to the City of Oxnard’s Townskeeper Program, Parks and Facilities. Using state of the art bio-degradable detergents, water-recapture techniques, double filtration systems and optimal cleaning equipment; the Team reponds 6 days a week to special requests. Morning schedule includes litter removal, sidewalk cleaning, graffiti removal, shopping cart pickup, weed abatement, flyer/sticker removal and serving as ambassadors to visitors to Downtown Oxnard. (805) 890-3984