City Manager
Phone   (805) 388-5307  
Fax   (805) 388-5318  


The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for administration of City operations, and ensuring that all laws, ordinances, and policies are met, and that all contracts, franchises, permits and privileges granted by the City are observed.

RamirezGreg Ramirez was appointed as City Manager on July 1, 2020, joining the City of Camarillo after serving as City Manager in Agoura Hills for 16 years. Mr. Ramirez has over 26 years of local government experience. He began his career in Agoura Hills in 1998, progressing through the positions of Assistant to the City Manager and Assistant City Manager, until he was appointed City Manager in 2004.  Prior to working with the City of Agoura Hills, Mr. Ramirez served two years with the League of California Cities southern California office, one year as an analyst with the City of Santa Fe Springs, and in internships with both the City of La Mirada and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.  His experience also includes over 25 years of leadership and volunteer positions with the League of California Cities City Managers Department Executive Committee, Las Virgenes – Malibu Council of Governments, Senior Concerns Nonprofit Board of Trustees, Los Robles Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation, and Big Brothers/Sisters of Greater Los Angeles, among others.  Mr. Ramirez is also a member of the California City Manager Foundation and International City/County Manager’s Association (ICMA).  Mr. Ramirez earned a Bachelor of Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in economics, and a Masters of Arts in Economics from Cal State East Bay.

Carmen NicholsCarmen Nichols was appointed to Assistant City Manager in March 2, 2020. Ms. Nichols joined the City of Camarillo in December 2018, as Camarillo's Director of Administrative Services, after serving as Deputy City Manager of the City of Goleta. Previous to her work with the City of Goleta, Ms. Nichols served the City of Port Hueneme for 22 years, rising through the ranks to become Interim City Manager. Starting as a Public Works Technician, Ms. Nichols, took on several roles throughout the years including Payroll Services Specialist, Human Resources Administrator, Assistant to the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, and Interim City Manager. While working full time, Ms. Nichols earned a B.S. in Organizational Management and an M.A. in Public Policy and Administration.