Larry Beckett has a Master's Degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. Larry worked for the Oxnard School District for 30 years as an Educational Psychologist and Manager of Special Education. He has won awards for Educator of the Year and Psychologist of the Year. He has served in the Ventura County Search and Rescue for 35 years and was awarded the Ventura Peace Officer's "Citizen's Medal of Valor". He has served in Ojai Rotary and was named Rotarian of the Year.
Judie has a BS in Liberal Studies from Antioch University and has worked as a real estate loan officer, administrative assistant, optometric assistant, and is the owner of a local botique. Her passion for service was realized as a Girl Scout Leader, Jr. Woman's Club member, Children's Home Society member, and was one of the original founders of the Ojai Youth Employment Services in the 70's.
Larry and Judie moved to Ojai 39 years ago to raise their family in a "small town environment". Together they have served in Citizens to Preserve the Ojai, 4H, School parent-teacher organizations and projects, supported the Ojai Youth Foundation, and many other chairitable projects.