Kim Mara Stephenson

Candidate, District 3


(805) 312-8384

1691 Paseo Maravilla, Camarillo 93012





Party: Democrat



Current: Teaching a college-preparedness class at Oxnard Middle College

2019-Current: Returned to classroom teaching

2015-2019: Principal, Adolfo Camarillo High School, Camarillo

Worked in every level of education from pre-K to graduate school. Taught in Oakland, Newbury Park, Oxnard, Camarillo, and Palo Alto.



2019-present: Union Rep. for Oxnard Federation of Teachers and School Employees AFT Local 1273

2007-present: Active and founding member of the Ventura County Women’s Political Council.

2007-2015: Elected California State Assembly Delegate, never missed or abstained from a vote. I was a member of the Progressive, LGBTQ+, Women’s, and Labor Caucuses. 2005-present: Founding member and President of the Ventura County Women’s Forum Collaborative.

2005-present: Member of the League of Women Voters.

2002-present: Active member of the American Association of University Women, Camarillo.



2013: “Women’s Leadership Award” honors from CSUCI Multicultural Programs for her work in STEM

2016: “Woman of the Year” honors from State Senator Hannah Beth Jackson for professional & civic leadership

Under my leadership, ACHS won numerous awards from the state of CA, including Gold Ribbon status and numerous civic learning awards. We won the United Blood Service Donation Drive every year I was principal. We ranked in the top 14% of high schools in the state and top 8% in the nation (according to US News and World Report).



HS, Rio Mesa High School, 1987

BA, UCLA, Psychology with honors, 1991

PhD, Stanford University, Educational Psychology, 2002



Age: 50. Born in Stockton, CA. Resident of Camarillo since 1976

Married to husband Dave Stephenson. Two daughters, Grace and Lena

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