Board & Staff

2019-2020 Board of Directors

The ODMD is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of Downtown property owners and merchants, including a representative of the Oxnard City Council. Members are elected for 2-year terms and are limited to 6 consecutive years of service.
*Property Owner, #Business Owner, +Appointed by City Council

Vince Behrens, Chairman*#
American Drive-In Cleaners

Ozzie Lopez, Vice Chairman*#
Casa Lopez

Janie Lai, Treasurer*
Janie Lai Architects

Angelique Estrada*
Estrada Family, C Street Property Owner

Cathi Comras*
Meta Transit District Property Owner

Tiffany Lopez*
Dr. Manuel Lopez Family Trust

Kim Recharte*#
Gold Coast Insurance

Alfredo Plascencia*#
Lazer Broadcasting

Oscar Madrigal+
City Council

City Of Oxnard

Alexander Nguyen
City Manager
805-385-7430

Jeffrey Lambert
Community Development Director
805-385-7896

Senior Officer Jamie Brown
Oxnard Police Department

ODMD Staff

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 the Office Manager and Social Media Administrator.

805-385-2705
ODMD Offices are open M – F 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Efrain 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
District Safety Hours: Sun – Thurs 7 a.m. – 11 p.m and Fri – Sat 7 a.m. – 2 a.m.

The Clean 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) 253-2251
Clean Team Hours: Mon-Sat 6:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tue. and Fri. 4:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.