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Council Member Ray Marquez
   
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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. Ray served the remainder of that term and was re-elected in 2014. He served his first term as Mayor in 2017.  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 1992-1994, and the Parks and Recreation Commission from 1994-2006. 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.

District
Council Member Marquez lives in District 1 and holds an at-large seat on the City Council until November 2018.


Current Term of Office
2014-2018

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City Council Committee Involvement
   

     • City of Chino Hills Committees
o Animal Care and Control ad hoc Committee
o Big League Dreams Sports Park
o Chino Hills Fire Facility Needs ad hoc Committee

     • League of California Cities
o Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee
o Latino Caucus Board of Directors

     • League of California Cities Inland Empire Division
o Executive Board of Directors
o Legislative Task Force

     • San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA)
o Board of Directors
o Metro Valley Committee

     • Southern California Association of Governments
o Legislative/Communications & Membership Committee
o Audit Committee
o Regional Council Board, District #10
o Regional Transportation Committee

     • Prado Basin Regional Committee

     • Tres Hermanos Conservation Authority – Chairman 


     • California Institution for Men Citizens' Advisory Committee

Community Involvement
Currently, Ray's community involvement and affiliations include serving on the San Bernardino County Airports Commission; Y.M.C.A Board of Managers; Carbon Canyon Fire Safe Council; Hope for the Hills; and the Greater Chino Hills Rotary Club. He has also served as a Salvation Army TLC Advisory Board Member, Chino Centennial Advisory Committee member, President of the Canyon Hills Little League for three years, Head Coach for A.Y.S.O, Athletic Director for Junior All-American Football, a member of the Ayala High School Wrestling Booster Club, and has volunteered on the Chino Hills Citizens Patrol.

Community Recognition
Ray was instrumental in the Chino Valley Independent Fire District (CVIFD) receiving the first-ever “District of Distinction” accreditation.  In addition, he earned Silver Recognition from the Special District Leadership Foundation for completing a Special District Leadership Academy.

Experience

Ray retired from the City of Santa Fe Springs Fire Department in July of 2009 after a 28-year career. Ray is a California licensed Realtor and Broker working with Advantage Real Estate in Chino Hills.

Family
Ray Marquez and his wife, Barbara got married in 1983 and moved to Chino Hills in 1984.  They have three grown children Patrick, Rey, and Andrew. Ray says he feels very fortunate to have been able to raise his family in such a great City, and he loves the great sense of community in Chino Hills. In his personal life, Ray enjoys spending time with his family, which has grown to include son Patrick’s wife Kerry, and Andrew’s wife Melissa, and their three grandchildren.