|Shiva has been a resident of Cameron Park for 22 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Computer Science, as well as a Masters in Computer Science from CSUS. She has been in the technology field for over 25 years.
Shiva and her husband have enjoyed raising their two children in El Dorado County. Her son has graduated from University of Maryland with a Masters degree in International Relations and completed his second deployment in Afghanistan as Social Scientist with the Human Terrain System last September. The family is blessed to have him back in the US after serving his country and he recently moved to Kansas City to settle down with his fiancee. Her daughter recently completed her freshman year at University of California, San Diego on her way to an engineering degree in BioInformatics.
Shiva Frentzen has been a business leader in El Dorado County for more than a decade.
She is President of CAL Internet Services a web site design and web hosting company and Eldoradobusiness.com an online business directory. As Past President of the El Dorado County and Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce, she made significant contributions to the growth and success of the Chambers while working tirelessly to promote a business-friendly environment.
In 2010, Shiva Frentzen was elected to the Cameron Park Community Services District where she continues to work tirelessly to bring financial accountability and transparency to the district. Fire safety has been her top priority. She was the first board member to advocate for an immediate end to deficits and for creating financial reserves. She continues to hold the staff accountable for increasing revenues and decreasing expenses for the Cameron Park Community Center, which continues to operate in the red.
She was instrumental in lowering the excessive attorney fees in the district. She enjoys a relationship of mutual respect and trust with the members of the community. She actively advocates on behalf of the senior citizens, youth and children to support programs that enhance these vital groups in our community.
Her track record is no secret and she received the Reader's Choice Award in 2012 for Civic Leader of the year in El Dorado County from Style magazine.
Shiva is currently serving on the following boards and commissions:
Vice President, Cameron Park Community Services Board Director
Vice Chair, El Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)
President, Cameron Park Rotary Club
Past President, Snowline Hospice Board
Shiva has served on the following boards and commissions:
El Dorado County Chamber Past President
Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber Past President Member
Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises (MORE) Board Member
El Dorado County Economic Development Advisory Commission
Local Commerce Council Chair and Member
Cameron Park Revenue Enhancement Advisory Group (REAG) Chair
Member of El Dorado County Career Technology Committee
Fabulous 50 Chair's Action Plan Committee
Member of Joint Chamber Coalition
Member of Cameron Park TIPS (Tops In Professions)
Shiva received the 2007 Community Service award from the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce for demonstrating a strong and ongoing commitment to supporting our community.
Her online business directory, www.eldoradobusiness.com, was created in 2004 to help keep tax dollars in our county and is an outstanding resource for residents and business owners to easily locate services and businesses in El Dorado County.
|Shiva was the recipient of the 2006 Larry Cameron Award for being instrumental in obtaining a $25,000 grant from El Dorado County to promote events in the Cameron Park/Shingle SPrings communities.
She was also instrumental in applying for a $35,000 Economic Development Block Grant from the State of California to conduct a feasibility study for bringing a Farmer's Market to Cameron Park.