Open For Business
Join Mayor Acquanetta Warren as she explores Fontana’s local businesses to showcase their products and services.
Acquanetta Warren was appointed to the Fontana City Council on December 17, 2002 and elected in 2004. She served as a City Council Member through November 2010 when at that time she was elected as Mayor. Mayor Warren’s term will expire in 2014.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Warren served as Co-Chairperson of the City of Fontana General Plan Advisory Committee and Chairperson of the Village of Heritage Development Landscape Committee. She also participated with the Fontana Public Works Department on the development of the landscape specifications and new program standards to lower costs and increase quality.
Ms. Warren is Deputy Director of Public Works-Operations in the Public Works Department in the City of Upland. As the Deputy in charge of infrastructure maintenance she handles streets, sewers, storm drains, trees, sidewalks and facilities. She joined the City of Upland as a consultant in Housing Programs and later became a City employee in Fire, Building, Police, Code Enforcement, and Integrated Waste Management Departments. She is a member of the California Recreation Parks Society, Street Tree Seminar, Inc., Maintenance Supt. Association, and Municipal Assistants of Southern California. Previously she worked in banking as Vice President / Group Product Manager for Cash Management Services. Ms. Warren also worked for City of Los Angeles 8th District Councilman Robert Farrell focusing on the delivery of city services for youth and senior citizens.
Prior to her work in the City of Los Angeles, she worked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office as a member of the District Attorneys Youth Advisory Board developing community outreach programs. She received her B.A. in Political Science/Urban Studies from Occidental College.
Ms. Warren has three children Anthony, Jamaal and Aajee.
Ms. Warren has been recognized as the 63rd Assembly Districts Woman of Distinction, Top Ladies of Distinction, and Inc. as Heroine of the Community and received several recognitions for her efforts to increase healthy lifestyles for all citizens throughout the Inland Empire as founder of Healthy Fontana Program. Ms. Warren currently serves as Fire Commissioner for the newly formed San Bernardino County Fire Department, Fontana Fire Protection District. She was recently granted an Honorary Doctors Degree in Theology from Next Dimension Bible College.
Ms. Warren’s involvement with civic and community organizations, includes:
- Oldtimers Foundation
- Casa Colina Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation Boards
- Former Governor appointed State Park Commissioner for the State of California
- Fontana Rotary Club
- City Representative for the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA)- Regional Sewage Program Policy Committee
View the Statement of Economic Interests.
View the 2013 State of the City Address.