About Bob

All about Bob:

Name:  Robert O. “Bob” Huber

Wife:  Deb Holler

Children:  Todd; Chris

Business:  Robert O. Huber, A Professional Law Corporation

History:  Born in Los Angeles and raised in Bakersfield, California. Graduated from South Bakersfield High (Student Body President). Earned B.A. in Business Administration at University of the Pacific, Stockton, California (Student Body Senator and Yell Leader); A.A. In Mortuary Science at San Francisco College of Mortuary Science (Student Body President) and Doctor of Jurisprudence at San Fernando Valley College of Law (University of LaVerne) (Law Review).

Founder/Owner:  Huber Chapel Mortuary, Simi Valley, for nine years (1969-1978).

Served as Deputy District Attorney prior to going into private practice. Serves as Superior Court Judge Pro Tem (1981-Present).

Public Leadership:

In addition to serving as the Mayor of Simi Valley for the past six years he served as a member of the City Council of the City of Simi Valley from 1980-1984. During his prior term as a Council Member he initiated the City’s Fiscal Projection Advisory Committee; the City’s Affordable Housing Committee; the City’s Tree Preservation Ordinance; and the official City Historian position.

In 1989 he was the Community Chair of the successful $35,000,000.00 Simi Unified School District school bond passed by voters.

He has served as an elected Trustee of the Ventura County Community College District 2004 to 2010 and served as Chair of the Board of Trustees.  After the Virginia Tech tragedy in 2007, Bob initiated the College Board to provide an emergency response system for all three Community Colleges to protect the students. The Board of Trustees accepted his suggestion and implemented the “District Wide Emergency Response” system. The VCCCD was the first in the state of all colleges to implement such an emergency program. For taking the lead on creating this innovative system, the VCCCD received a special commendation from the State Chancellor’s office.

He has also served on the Ventura County Human Relations Commission; the City of Simi Valley Industrial Commercial Development Commission; the Ventura County Regional Sanitation District Board of Directors; Ventura County Criminal Justice Planning Board; Chair of Waterworks District No. 8 Board and Chair of the Simi Valley Sanitation District Board; Ventura Council of Governments Board (Chair 2013); Associated Water Agencies Board.

Organizational Leadership:

Boys and Girls Club of Simi Valley co-Chair of the Annual Auction for three years (2007-2009).

Founder of Mayor’s Charity Dinner and Co-Chair for five years (2005-2009).

Past Chair – Simi Valley Community Foundation (Board Member 2002-2011).

Simi Valley Education Foundation (Founding Steering Committee member 1988-1989).

Leadership Simi Valley (Founding Steering Committee member 1988-1989).

Chair – United Methodist Church of Simi Valley Administrative Board (1972-1975).

President – Southeast Ventura County YMCA (1971): During his term as President, an additional 35 acres was secured for the YMCA, donated by Actor Joel McCrea.

Chair – Simi Valley Boy Scout District (1972-1973)

President – Rotary Club of Simi Valley (1992-1993) – Member since 1969 (Named the “Best Medium Sized Rotary Club” in District 5240 his year as President)

President – Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce (1970 & 1971) – Member since 1969

Recognition of Community Service:

“The Pillar of the Arts Award” from the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Association 2016

The Ventura County Bar Association gave him the “Nordman Public Service Award” (2009).

Presented by Ventura County 12th District PTA Council “Honorary Service Award.”

Received the Simi Valley Jaycee “Distinguished Service Award.”

Simi Valley Rotary Club has named him “Rotarian of the Year” (2007) and a multiple “Paul Harris Fellow.”

Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce “Strathearn Lifetime Achievement Award” (2007).

The Simi Valley Boys and Girls Club named him “Benefactor of the Year” (1993).

Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce “Simi Valley Citizen of the Year” (1989).

Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce named him “Simi Valley Man of the Year” (1970).

Named by the California State  Jaycees as one of the “Five Outstanding Young Men” in California 1973.

Join Bob in supporting organizations that are making a difference in our community
Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley Rotary Club of Simi Valley YMCA of Southeast Ventura Boy Scouts of America Simi Valley Community Foundation For The Troops
The Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation Free Clinic of Simi Valley The Samaritan Center Simi Valley Education Foundation Simi Valley Police Foundation Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center