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Mayor Ray Marquez
 Portrait of 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 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 elected to the Chino Hills City Council in 2013.

Current Term of Office

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City Council Committee Involvement
  • Chino Hills/Chino City Council Joint Committee
  • City of Chino Hills Committees
    • Animal Care and Control ad hoc Committee
    • Big League Dreams Sports Park
    • Revenue ad hoc Committee
  • League of California Cities Legislative Task Force
  • Southern California Association of Governments
    • Regional Council Board, District #10   
    • Regional Transportation Committee 
  • Tres Hermanos Conservation Authority
Community Involvement
Currently, Ray's community involvement and affiliations include serving on the Citizen Advisory Commission for the California Institution for Women; California Special District Association Legislative Committee, Fiscal Committee, and the Special District Task Force; 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 “District of Distinction” accreditation by the Special District Leadership Foundation for meeting requirements involving policy & procedures, continued education, and audit standards. The Chino Valley Independent Fire District was the first district to receive the distinction. The Fire District also received Silver Recognition from the Special District Leadership Foundation. Silver Recognition is designed to honor board members who completed a Special District Leadership Academy and 10 hours of continued education. Ray and two others were the only CVIFD Board Members to do so.

Education and Professional 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.

Ray Marquez and his wife, Barbara, have been proud residents of Chino Hills since 1984. Together, 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. On New Year's Day in 2016, Ray and Barbara became grandparents when Andrew and Melissa welcomed their first child, son Bentley.