The Inland Empire division is made up of 15 cities in San Bernardino County and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy.


Division Cities
  • Chino
  • Chino Hills
  • Colton
  • Fontana
  • Grand Terrace
  • Highland
  • Loma Linda
  • Montclair
  • Ontario
  • Rancho Cucamonga
  • Redlands
  • Rialto
  • San Bernardino
  • Upland
  • Yucaipa


Division Officers/ Members
The division is guided by an executive committee under the leadership of a division president. Elected city officials and professional city staff attend division meetings throughout the year to share what they are doing and advocate for their interests in Sacramento. Division members also participate in the development of Cal Cities policy through representation on: 

  • The Cal Cities Board of Directors;
  • Policy committees;
  • The Annual Conference Resolution committee; and
  • The Annual Conference Program committee. 

Division Officers

President - Kristine Scott, Council Member, Rancho Cucamonga
Vice PresidentBill Hussey, Mayor, Grand Terrace 
Immediate Past President - Ray Marquez, Council Member, Chino Hills 
Secretary/ Treasurer - Hope Velarde, Rancho Cucamonga 
Division Director State Board - Karen Comstock, Council Member, Chino 
Contact Your Lawmaker
Capitol office: (916) 651-4022

District office: (626) 430-2499

Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (District 23)
Loma Linda
Rancho Cucamonga
San Bernadino
State Capitol, Room 3056
Capitol office: (916) 651-4023

District office: (909) 335-0271

Senator Anthony Portantino (District 25)
Capitol office: (916) 651-4025
District office: (818) 409-0400

Senator Josh Newman (District 29)
Chino Hills
Capitol office: (916) 651-4029
District office: (714) 525-234


Assembly Member James Ramos (District 45)
Rancho Cucamonga
San Bernardino
Capitol office: (916) 319-2045
District office: (909) 476-5023

Capitol office: (916) 319-2041
District office: (916) 624-7876

Assembly Member Eloise Reyes (District 50)
Loma Linda
Rancho Cucamonga
San Bernardino 
Capitol office: (916) 319-2050
District office: (909) 381-4100

Capitol office: (916) 319-2053

District office: (909) 902-9606

Capitol office: (916) 319-2058

District office: (951) 371-6860

Division Meetings/ Events


Upcoming Division Meetings

2024 Meeting Dates

Thursday, Feb. 15
Location TBD

Thursday, April 4
Location TBD

Thursday, June 13
Location TBD

Thursday, Aug. 8
Location TBD

Wednesday, Oct. 16
Location TBD

Thursday, Nov. 14
Location TBD

Upcoming Events

June 4, 2024 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Advocacy Update on Priority Legislation


July 8, 2024 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Summer Recess Briefing Priority Bills


October 16-18, 2024
Annual Conference and Expo

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Contact Staff

Laura Varela
Regional Public Affairs Manager, Inland Empire and Desert Mountain Divisions
(909) 275-4110

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