Kathy I. Long served over 20 years the Supervisor for Ventura County Third District.
Kathy, a native of Saginaw, Michigan earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Education from Eastern Michigan University in 1972, and began her political career in 1979 working as an Administrative Assistant for the City of Detroit. Kathy moved to Los Angeles in 1981 taking a staff position with Los Angeles City Council President Pat Russell.
In 1988 Kathy and her husband Randy moved to Camarillo where she became involved with the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce. Kathy served on numerous Chamber committees and as President in 1991. Former Supervisor Maggie Erickson Kildee hired Kathy as her Administrative Assistant in 1991 and upon Supervisor Kildee’s retirement Kathy successfully ran for Supervisor, beginning her first term of office on January 7, 1997.