Board Member Biographies

Steven Gill, President                                                                                                                          Elected March 2010


Resident of Camarillo since 1988.  Married with three children and seven grandchildren. Occupation: 30+ years as a vegetable farmer for Rio Farms, LLC.  Over 30 years in food processing with Gills Onions, LLC.

Education:   Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, BS Crop Science



Sol Chooljian, Vice President                                                                                                              Elected March 1996

Resident of Camarillo since 1975. Board member since 1995; shareholder since 1987.  Volunteered with the Camarillo Boys and Girls Club, Ventura County Boys Scouts, Camarillo Eagles Youth Soccer Club, Ventura County Fair Junior Livestock Auction Committee, California State University Channel Islands, and Regional Chair for UCLA Chancellor’s Associates.

Occupation:  Management consultant over 40 years specializing in business planning and control, marketing, and product management.  Prior management positions with large and small business concerns.


Education:  MBA – UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management

                    BS – UCLA School of Business Administration


Doug Off, Treasurer                                                                                                                             Elected March 1996


Resident of Camarillo since 1976.  Married with two children. Active on a volunteer basis with the California State University Channel Islands Business Advisory Council.


Occupation:  Management of Ojai Oil Company (40+ years), which is involved in oil production, property management, communications, and farming.


Education:  Stanford University, Petroleum Engineering

                   UCLA, Economics



Roger Whitlock, Secretary                                                                                                                    Elected April 2014


Resident of Ventura County since 1938.  Crestview Mutual Water Company shareholder since 1970.  Married with four daughters.


Occupation:  Retired engineer for the Naval Weapons Center, Pt. Mugu (40+ years).  Experience included environmental testing, reliability, Trident Program Manager, and Range Safety Officer.


Education:  BSME – University of California

                   MSIE – Stanford University



Crestview Mutual Water Company

328 Valley Vista Drive

Camarillo, CA 93010

(805) 482-2001