CHINO MAYOR

NAME: DENNIS R. YATES

Age: 67

Occupation: Retired retail executive

Length of time lived in the district: 30 years

Married? Children?: Married for 35 years, five children and 11 grand children

Education (colleges attended, degrees earned): Pomona High School graduate, Chaffey College graduate, associate degree in business

Run for or held elected office before and if so when and what office?: Elected to Chino City Council in 1992, 1994 and 1998. Elected Chino mayor 2004 and 2008.

Appointed offices held as well as community organizations: Vice chair for South Coast Air Quality Management District, board member for Omnitrans and San Bernardino Associated Governments, chairman to the Chaffey College Oversight Committee, former chair of the Chino Basin Watermaster and founding chairman of the Chino DeSalter Authority.

In 100 words or less, please explain why you are running for this office: As the mayor of Chino, I am dedicated to continuing Chino's progress as a successful community. As the recession continues, Chino has been able to attract 1,250 new businesses to our city. Along with our City Council, I am dedicated to expanding our effective job creation approach. We have, and will continue to work with a balanced budget while maintaining a cash reserve, and have reformed employee pensions. I am committed to preserving Chino's family-friend quality of life while working even harder with council and staff to make our community an even better place to work, play and live.


NAME: LEE MCGROARTY

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