Current Board Secretary Andy Ortega has been named the Interim Executive Director of the Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council, as Jill Santos has chosen to resign. While Jill has left in search of other opportunities, we are grateful for her service to the organization and wish her the best in her future endeavors.
We would like to reassure you that all projects will continue during this transition period. Our team strongly believes this transition period will allow for a stronger, more unified vision for the organization’s future.
About Andy Ortega
Andy Ortega, a retired Assistant Fire Chief of Ventura County Fire Department, has served for 37 years with the Ventura County Fire Department. He grew up a son to a Ventura County firefighter, followed his fathers vocational footsteps and worked up through the ranks. He is well known by the team as an inspirational leader with strong vision and understanding of the organization. We hope you share our excitement at the expertise and guidance Andy will provide to the organization until a new Executive Director is promoted or hired.
Learn more about Andy Ortega here.