Bruce Stenslie President and Executive Director - Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County Mr. Bruce Stenslie, 55, of Ojai, has been president and chief executive officer at the Economic Development Collaborative, Ventura County since 2007. He was deputy director at the California Workforce Association from 2006 to 2007 and was executive director of the Workforce Investment Board for the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office from 2004 to 2006. Stenslie served in multiple positions for the County of Ventura from 1995 to 2004, including executive director of the Workforce Investment Board, deputy director of the Human Services Agency, program management analyst, interim executive director and policy director of the Job Training and Policy Council. He was executive director at the Candelaria American Indian Council from 1988 to 2005 and has been a commissioner for First 5 Ventura County since 2009. Stenslie is a member of the California Association of Local Economic Development Executive Committee, the Community Action Ventura County Board of Directors and the California Enterprise Development Authority Board of Directors. Stenslie is a Democrat.