Julie Mino is the President and CEO of the Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau, joining the organization in December 2017. Mino has worked in the hospitality and non-profit sectors for 18 years, with a strong focus on social & corporate event planning, donor cultivation, and sales. Her experience also encompasses a strong emphasis on customer service and management.
Before joining the Oxnard CVB, Mino served as Operations Manager for The Ojai Foundation, a 40-acre land sanctuary, educational center & intentional community. There, she was responsible for employee relations and human resources while overseeing staff, monitoring and maintaining annual budgets and carrying out the many programs within the organization.
Mino’s background also includes serving as Conference Services Manager for the Bacara Resort & Spa, where she was responsible for all aspects of corporate groups and social functions. Other positions included Special Events Officer for the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens where she was involved with a variety of duties from event planning to donor solicitation, overseeing staff and more. In addition, Mino worked with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Santa Barbara Chapter and held the position of Senior Executive Conference Manager at Fess Parkers DoubleTree Resort.
Her educational background includes the completion of the Hotel, Restaurant Management Program at Santa Barbara City College and Hilton Sales college courses. She has worked with several professional and philanthropic organizations including Women’s Economic Ventures, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Santa Barbara International Film Festival and Santa Barbara Young Professionals Club.
Julie was appointed to fill a Board vacancy, with a term ending in December 2019.