Lerie Bjornstedt moved to Ojai in 1950. She obtained her real estate liscence in 1959 and was with the Ojai Realty Company till 1998. She became one of the first woman Rotarians in 1987 and served as President of the Rotary Club of Ojai in 1994-95. Rotary has been a primary part of her life. Her primary focus is now raising funds for the expansion of the Ojai Library.