Board and Staff

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Executive Board

Vince Behrens, Chairman
American Drive-In Cleaners
Appointed June 2018

Armando Lopez, Vice Chairman
Centennial Plaza
Appointed June 2018

Ozzie Lopez, Treasurer
Casa Lopez
Appointed June 2014

Mark Spellman, Secretary
Lazer Broadcasting Corporation
Appointed June 2018

Oscar Madrigal
City Council
Appointed June 2018


Fernando Garcia
El Miramar Restaurant
Appointed June 2015

Janie Lai
Janie Lai Architects
Appointed June 2012

Tiffany Lopez
Dr. Manuel Lopez Family Trust
Appointed June 2017

Cathi Comras
 Commercial Property
Appointed on June 2018

Angelique Estrada 
Commercial property Owner
Appointed June 2018

City Liaison

Claudia Pedroso

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 ODMD, 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.

Amber Denise Garcia is Office Manager.

Efren Marquez leads the District Safety Program. Officer Marquez 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

Mike Gonzalez 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 responds 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