About Felicity

Felicity Carlson is an elected member of the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors. 


  • Certified Internal Auditor who works in public finance
  • Received 2018 State Treasurer award for increasing transparency in financial reporting
  • Appointed member of El Dorado County Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee (CEDAC) - appointed by Shiva Frentzen, BOS 2
  • Fire and Emergency Services Committee
  • Cameron Park CC&R Committee
  • Past president of Association of Government Accountants Sacramento chapter (AGA)
  • 2014 National Award, Association of Government Accountants


For more information please contact Felicity via email at felicitycarlson95682@gmail.com or facebook @electfelicitycarlson.

Serving the Community

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Felicity has been part of Cameron Park for many years.  She is an elected board member on the Cameron Park Community Services District.

In Her Own Words...

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Public Roads

My plan is to improve El Dorado County’s roads, and work with stakeholders to improve and update the current plan.  We can do better in preparing for growth in our county.  This county must be strategic rather than reactive in planning transportation needs for our citizens.


Public Safety

When the Paradise fire happened in Nov 2018.  I realized that not only my family was at risk, but so were my neighbors and community.  This was a wake-up call for me as a board member for the Cameron Park Community Services District.  I serve on the Fire and Emergency Service.  It is important that I show leadership to help strategize and influence decision-making regarding funding and strategy on how to prepare our communities for the best outcome in safety, fire mitigation and emergency planning.


Code Red

As a Board member of the Cameron Park Community Services District, I have attempted to gain the total number of households for Cameron Park, who have signed up for Code Red.


The county's Chief Administrative Office-EMS & Emergency Preparedness budgets 1.6 million tax dollars (proposed budget 2019-20).  As a member of the Fire and Emergency Services Committee, the breakdown of how funds are spent is not shared with unincorporated agencies.  This is unacceptable.  It is our safety and our money.


We need this information to plan emergency services in our own communities.  County leadership needs to be transparent for the public good.  Hiding under the guise of confidential data when the program can be more inclusive is a better way to approach possible deficiencies.  If elected I will make sure that all citizens will be engaged and signed up for this valuable safety feature. 

 

Personal Biography

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I live with my husband Ron, young son, Ramsay, two dogs and a cat in Cameron Park.  In 2018, I was elected to the Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors. I serve on the Fire and Emergency Services , and the CC&R Committee.


In my day job, I work in public finance, coordinating funding sources from grants, loans, tax-exempt bonds and tax credits for public works projects. 


I’m a volunteer rafting guide with Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC). In that capacity I facilitate white water rafting trips out of historic Coloma for disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities and veterans.


I am proud that my husband Ron is descended from families who arrived on the Western Slope prior to the Gold Rush. One ancestor owned a store in Coloma, and Ron’s grandmother was born on the banks of Weber Creek.


Our son Ramsay is a first grader at the Valley View Charter Montessori School in El Dorado Hills.

 

I was raised in Princeton, New Jersey and have family in New Zealand and England. I have a Master’s degree in Regional Development from UCLA and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. 


My travels have taken me around the globe to Asia, Africa, New Zealand, just to name a few. I move and settled in California in 1993. 


I’ve served as president and in other capacities for non-profits such as, Sierra Moms and other professional organizations including the Association of Government Accountants, Chamber of Commerce, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. I have been a Certified Internal Auditor since 2007. 


Boardman ship is no stranger to me.  I have served on many boards at the national and local level.  I was raised by parents, who believe that community service is an important value for a healthy society.

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