VENTURA, Calif. – Korinne Bell and Rose Schwab have been named to new positions at the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and the Department of Child Support Services.
Rose Schwab has been named as the Director of the Ventura County Department of Child Support Services. She has more than 28 years of child support experience with the DCSS and has been serving as the Interim Director. Prior to that Rose served as the Assistant Director from 2011 to 2016.
During her time at the department, Schwab has implemented a call center that successfully responds to over 35,000 calls monthly. She also managed local efforts for the conversion to the State Disbursement Unit, a complex project involving payment processing of over $50 million annually in child support collections for Ventura County. Schwab was also involved with a statewide workgroup that analyzed business processes and solutions for the implementation of a new statewide child support computer system.
The Agricultural Commissioner has selected Korinne Bell to serve as the Department’s Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner. Bell was most recently the department’s Deputy Agricultural Commissioner overseeing certified farmer’s markets, the organic program, the Pierce’s Disease control program, citrus maturity, packaging standardization, and various other department programs. She has been with the department for over 10 years starting as an agricultural inspector and promoting up through the organization.
Bell is licensed as a Deputy Agricultural Commissioner and holds licenses in Pest Prevention, Integrated Pest Management, Commodity Regulation, Investigation and Environmental Monitoring, and Pesticide Regulation. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo, and a Master’s degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University.