Lorrie Brown, MPPA is native of Ventura, born and raised in the "Bird track." She is a mother, an educator and a public servant. She received her Associates in Bilingual Studies, a Bachelors in Communication and Masters in Public Policy and Administration. Her background is in Economic Development. She served as project management lead of two half-million dollar capital improvement projects.
In 2016 she worked for the Watershed Protection District as Management Assistant and became a certified substitute teacher in 2017. Later, she contracted with the City of Ventura as a technical writer to draft a procedural manual for their Business Tax Office.
She owns a writing and communications consultancy called Final Polish, which provides technical writing solutions for businesses, agencies and individuals who need polished media services and is a member of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce.
Brown has been appointed to two non-partisan public advisory boards. She was twice appointed to the Ventura County Women’s Economic Roundtable by Steve Bennett (2014-2017)and sat on the City of Ventura’s Downtown Parking Advisory Committee (2012-2014) . Lorrie was then elected to two partisan positions, one as Assembly District 37 Delegate (2016-2018) and another as secretary of a County Central Committee (2016-2018) and appointed to a state Caucus E-Board as Corresponding Secretary (2016-2018).
She also serves, is a member of or has contributed to numerous community organizations in various capacities, including but not limited to, the Ventura County Women’s Political Council, the Ventura Surfrider Foundation, SEIU 721 and Coastal Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy.
Lorrie comes from a family that serves. She ran for City Council twice because she has a passion for public service. Her father is a Vietnam Airforce Veteran, her mother a retire Registered Nurse. She raise three children in Ventura and her son is now a Corporal in the US Marines.
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