Placerville, CA - At its August 24, 2016 meeting, the El
Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission nominated Shiva Frentzen to be elected to the Board of
Directors of the California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions
(CALAFCO). On Thursday, October 27, 2016, members of the CALAFCO Central Region elected Shiva
to serve as their representative of the CALAFCO Board of Directors. She will serve as the
only county representative for the 19 counties in the Central Region, spanning from Placer to
the north to Kern in the south. Shiva's term on the CALAFCO Board will be a little shy of two years in
length and will expire in September 2018.
"It is a privilege to be elected by our neighboring
LAFCO members to represent the Central Region on the CALAFCO Board. I look
forward to continuing to represent our County at the state level and work with participating counties to f u r
t h e r impact legislation in order to improve local LAFCOs."
Supervisor Shiva Frentzen represents the second
supervisorial district in El Dorado County. The district is in the southern portion of the County, stretching from
Latrobe in the west to Grizzly Flat in the east. In addition, the district includes parts of Cameron Park and
El Dorado Hills. The Supervisor was first elected to the El Dorado County
Board of Supervisors in 2014 during a special election. In June, she was reelected to a four year term
ending January 2021. Prior to serving on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, Shiva was the Cameron
Park Community Services District Board Director. Shiva has been a resident in Cameron Park for
CALAFCO was established in 1971 to assist members in
fulfilling their duties to coordinate the orderly formation and development of governmental agencies and
services. Key services include facilitating information sharing among members by organizing annual
conferences and workshops as well as providing technical assistance through training classes.
CALAFCO also serves as a resource to the Legislature and actively drafts and reviews new
legislation. CALAFCO is divided into four geographic regions for purposes of elections; Central; Coastal;
Northern; and Southern. Each region is responsible for electing four members to serve on the 16-member
CALAFCO Board with representation from city, county, special district, and public member positions.
About El Dorado LAFCO
El Dorado LAFCO is responsible for the preservation of
agricultural land and open space; for the prevention of urban sprawl through coordinating logical
and timely changes in local governmental boundaries; for conducting special studies which review
ways to reorganize, simplify, and streamline governmental structure; and for the efficient delivery of
services by each city and special district within the county.