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 - Ray Marquez, Council Member, Chino Hills
Vice PresidentKristine Scott, Council Member, Rancho Cucamonga
Immediate Past President - Debra Dorst-Porada, Council Member, Ontario
Secretary/ Treasurer - Isaac Suchil, Council Member, Colton
Division Director State Board - Phill Dupper, Mayor, Loma Linda
Contact Your Lawmaker
Senator Connie Leyva (District 20)
State Capitol, Room 4061
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4020
Fax: (916) 651-4920

Phone: (916) 651-4023
Fax: (916) 651-4923

Assembly Member James Ramos (District 40)
State Capitol, P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 319-2040

Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 319-2041
Fax: (916) 319-2141

Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 319-2042
Fax: (916) 319-2142

Sacramento CA 95814
Phone: (916) 319-2047

Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 319-2052
Fax: (916) 319-2152

Division Meetings/ Events


Upcoming Division Meetings

2023 Meeting Dates

Thursday, February 23
5:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Thursday, April 20
 5:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Thursday, May 18
 6:00 p.m. 
CitiPac Gala Chino Airport

Thursday, June 8
5:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Wednesday, September 20
Annual Conference Luncheon

Thursday, December 7
5:00 p.m.
Holiday reception 

Upcoming Events


February 1-3 in Universal City, 2023
New Mayors and Council Members Academy

February 3, 2023 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
2023 Municipal Law Institute Symposium


February 8-10, 2023
City Managers Conference

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Contact Staff

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

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