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Eastvale names operational division fire chief

Jeffrey Veik of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has been named Eastvale’s operational division fire chief. Veik has worked for CAL FIRE for 26 years, the last six as northwest division chief, according to a statement on the city’s website. For the past 15 years, he has been …

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Veteran firefighter named Corona fire chief

Brian Young has been named Corona’s fire chief. A 28-year veteran of the Orange County Fire Authority, Young’s appointment became official Aug. 10, according to a statement. Most recently, Young served as assistant chief of operations for the fire authority, where he oversaw 72 stations. The fire authority serves 23 …

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New fire chief in Riverside County

Shawn C. Newman has been named chief of the Riverside County Fire Department and CAL FIRE’s Riverside Unit. Newman, who assumed his new responsibilities Aug. 1, has a long history in firefighting, having begun his career in 1989 with CAL FIRE as a seasonal firefighter in its San Bernardino unit, …

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Riverside County has new HR director

Brenda Diederichs has taken over as Riverside County’s human resources director. Diederichs, who began work earlier this month, also holds the title of assistant county executive officer, according to a statement. Formerly Orange County’s chief human resources officer, Diederichs has more than 20 years experience in management systems, labor negotiations, …

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Crafton Hills College names interim president

Audre Levy has been named interim president of Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa. Levy  is scheduled to take over Aug. 10 and serve through the fall semester, according to a statement posted on the school’s website. A holder of five graduate degrees, Levy is coming out of retirement to take …

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Perris EDD gets award for work with vets

Grace Williams, Perris’ economic development director, was recently named Veteran of the Year for the 61st Assembly District. Williams was recognized for her work to bring a job training center to downtown Perris and for working with veterans groups to build a memorial for Perris residents who served in the …

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