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Charlotte has been on the City Council since 1986, including five terms as Mayor.

Charlotte and her fellow Councilmembers at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Camarillo Library in April 2005.

Current Council Committee Assignments:

Camarillo Ranch Foundation
Citizen Appointment Committee
Legislative Committee
Policy Committee
Utilities Committee

Regional Representative for Camarillo:

Airport Authority (alternate)
Regional Defense Partnership/Navy Comm. Council
Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA)
Ventura Regional Sanitation District (VRSD) (alt.)
CSUCI Site Authority
CSUCI Financing Authority
Fox Canyon Ground Water Management

Past/Present Community Involvement:

American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Camarillo Beautiful
Camarillans for Affordable Housing - Past Chair
Camarillo Boys & Girls Club Auxiliary
Camarillo Family YMCA
Camarillo Health Care District Advisory Panel
Camarillo Ranch - Los Compadres
Camarillo Women’s Club
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board - Former Vice Chair and Board Member
March of Dimes Mothers March (since 1981)


B.S., New Mexico State University
Former Purchasing & Marketing Director, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores, 1982-1996
Former teacher
Wrote and edited abstracts for the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Coached track and field at Camarillo High School

Honors and Statewide Involvement:

Chamber of Commerce Public Servant of the Year for 2007
Pleasant Valley Historical Society Dona - 2007
California Association of Sanitary Agencies (CASA) President - 2005/06
CASA Individual Achievement Award - 2001
Sons of the American Revolution - Good Citizenship Medal
Top 100 Graduates of New Mexico State University


Camarillo resident since 1975
Married to Mike Craven, with two adult children and one grandchild