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Hon. Ray Marquez

RC District #10, SBCTA/SBCCOG

Ray Marquez

Cities: Chino, Chino Hills, Ontario
Phone: (909) 364-2620

Ray Marquez was elected to the Chino Hills City Council in a special election held in March of 2013 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of former City Council Member Bill Kruger. He served the remainder of that term and was re-elected in 2014. He served his first term as Mayor in 2017 and is currently serving his second term as Mayor for 2022.

Ray has been an active volunteer, civic leader, and realtor in the community since 1984. He was a member of the Chino Hills Incorporation Committee, which sought to establish Chino Hills as a City. Ray also served as a member of the City’s Planning Commission from 1992 to 1994, and the Parks and Recreation Commission from 1994 to 2006. He also served as an elected Board Member for the Chino Valley Independent Fire District from 2006 until he was elected to the Chino Hills City Council in 2013.

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Sup. Luis Plancarte

County of Imperial

Luis Plancarte

County of Imperial
Phone: (760) 265-1020

Supervisor Luis Plancarte was elected to represent the Second District of Imperial County in November 2016 and took office in January 2017.

Imperial County’s Second District includes a large portion of the City of El Centro, portions of west Calexico and the communities of Heber, Ocotillo, Nomirage, Coyote Wells, Yuha Basin and Painted Gorge. Imperial County’s Second District is bordered to the south by over 30 miles of Mexico’s International Border and to the west by the County of San Diego, California.

Well-known and respected in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resources and Personal Development, Supervisor Plancarte is known as a sound Businessman, Entrepreneurial Trainer and Educator, a Transformational Life-Career Coach and a Socio-Civic Leader.

Plancarte has proven his commitment to community going back to the 1970’s when he started as a Police Explorer and member of the Boy Scouts. His commitment continues today with his work with non-profits, chambers of commerce, church and several other community building organizations.

He is known for being a consensus builder, fair, honest, transparent and accessible.

As a dedicated family man and community leader, Luis is committed to focusing on countywide issues concerning job creation and economic development; restoration of the Salton Sea, the protection of water rights, improved public roads, enhanced health services, law enforcement and fire protection for all of our communities, fiscal responsibility and improving quality of life. Supervisor Plancarte is known for being a consensus builder, fair, honest, transparent and accessible.

In addition to serving as Vice-Chair of the Board of Supervisors, Plancarte serves on the following Boards and Commissions:

  • Southern California Association of Governments, (SCAG) Executive Board;
  • California State Association of Counties, (CSAC);
  • California Children & Families First Commission;
  • San Diego County Association of Governments, (SANDAG) Borders Committee;
  • Salton Sea Authority, (SSA) Executive Committee, Treasurer;
  • Imperial County Employees Retirement System, (ICERS) Trustee;
  • Imperial County Transportation Commission, (ICTC);
  • Imperial County Ad-Hoc Community Benefit Funds Committee;
  • Imperial County Ad-Hoc Finance Committee;
  • Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE);
  • Imperial Valley Resource Management Agency (IVRMA);
  • Local Transportation Authority (LTA);
  • Imperial-Mexicali Binational Alliance, (IMBA), Chair;
  • In Home Support Services Advisory Council;
  • Binational and Baja California related issues.

Luis and his wife Martha, a registered nurse, live in El Centro and have three grown children.