Our General Manager

Jim Friedl

Jim grew up in Agoura Hills attending public schools and graduated from Agoura High School.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning from UC San Diego and a Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law.  While in law school, Jim also received a certificate in dispute resolution from the Strauss Institute.

Jim was hired as an attorney for the City of Thousand Oaks in 1994.  After five years of legal practice, he moved into public administration as a Deputy City Manager for the City of Thousand Oaks.

In 2003, Jim was selected to be an Assistant General Manager for the Conejo Recreation and Park District.  Upon the retirement of Tex Ward in 2006, Jim became the Park District's third General Manager in its 49-year history.  He currently serves on the legislative committee of the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts and is a Certified Special District Administrator through the California Special District's Association.

During both his school and working career, Jim has been involved in numerous non-profit and community-based organizations.

Jim has been married for 20 years to Tracy, who is an attorney and volunteers in local schools.  Together, they are trying to raise their four teenagers without losing their minds.