The City of Fontana takes pride in employing over 1,200 exceptional individuals. Our employees truly make the City of Fontana a diverse and unique place to work. What better way to showcase their passions, talents and stories than with an Employee Spotlight? All awardees were nominated by peers. Get to know City employees here.
Walking through the sliding doors of the Community Services Department office located at 16860 Valencia Avenue, you are welcomed with many smiling faces. One of those faces is none other than Administrative Clerk Susana Gallardo who is ready to connect you and your family to all City of Fontana recreational activities.
From rescuing puppies to shutting down illegal cockfights, City of Fontana Animal Services Officer Jennie Fisher has been helping residents and animals in the community during her time with the Fontana Police Department. If you have called to report an animal-related incident in Fontana since 2010, there's a good chance Jennie has responded to your call.
Across the country more than half of all non-drivers 65 and older stay home in a given day, because they don't have transportation options, according to seniorliving.org. This contributes to social isolation, which is a big problem for seniors that don't drive. However, City of Fontana Senior Transportation Specialist, Veda Vann, is making it her mission to help drive statistics like this away.
If you have ever needed a building permit, you may have already met Ultima Andrews at the Building and Safety Service Counter located in Fontana City Hall. However, with a recent promotion to Building Inspector, she's now coming to you. Making history as the City of Fontana's first-ever female Building Inspector, Ultima spends her workdays visiting Fontana residents with the mission of keeping families safe in their homes.
Shakespeare is known for saying, "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." For city employee, Nathan Hunt, the City of Fontana is his stage and he's cast in his favorite role as Community Services Department Supervisor overseeing the Cultural Arts and Marketing divisions.