Monday , May 23 2022

People on the Move

Russo named accreditation commissioner

Melissa Russo, director of the San Bernardino County Museum, has been named an accreditation commissioner by the American Alliance of Museums. Russo will fill one of two vacant seats on the nine-member board and serve a five-year term, according to a statement on the county’s website. The accreditation committee determines …

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Menifee hires two lieutenants

New Police Chief to Start Work

Denise Keith and Heriberto Gutierrez have assumed their command roles and are expected to be introduced at the March 4 city council meeting, according to a statement on the city’s website. Keith began her law enforcement career in Texas in 2005. She has more that 14 years experience in law …

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Dorst-Porada appointee Ontario’s Mayor pro tem

Debra Dorst-Porada has been named Ontario’s Mayor pro tem for 2020.  A 38-year Ontario resident, Dorst-Porada was elected to the city council in December 2008, according to a statement on the city’s website. “I am looking forward to working with my colleagues as we continue our work on making Ontario …

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Cunningham named head of Apple Valley police department

Jason Cunningham has been named captain of the Apple Valley Police Department. Cunningham, a lieutenant with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, is scheduled to start his new job Feb. 15, according to a statement on the town’s website. A police explorer when he was 16, Cunningham followed his father’s …

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Wells named Eastvale finance director/treasurer

Amanda Wells has been named Eastvale’s finance director/city treasurer. Formerly the city’s accounting manager, Wells assumed her new duties Jan. 21, after being selected from among 23 applicants, according to a statement. “She has already brought in new processes and streamlined procedures with her strong morals, integrity, and ethical characteristics …

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Riverside has new PD chief

Larry Gonzalez, a  27-year law enforcement veteran, has been named Riverside’s chief of police. Gonzalez, who was selected after a lengthy search that included several community meetings, has spent the last 15 years moving through the ranks of the Riverside Police Department, according to a statement. “I believe in Larry …

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