John B. Roberts was elected to the Fontana City Council for a two year term in 1992, and re-elected to a four year term in 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018. His current term will expire in November 2022.
Prior to joining the City Council, Mr. Roberts served on the Planning Commission from 1988 to 1992. Mr. Roberts graduated from Chaffey College Fire Academy in 1972 and is retired from the San Bernardino County Fire Department with 32 years of service. Mr. Roberts served 19 years as a Division Chief, including 15 years as the County Fire Marshal. In his last four years of service Mr. Roberts served as the Valley Division Chief (Fontana, Bloomington, Muscoy, Grand Terrace, Devore, San Antonio Heights) and Chief of Support Services.
Mr. Roberts has five children, Christine, Jennifer, Evan, John III, and Elsie and seven grand children. Mr. Roberts represents the City of Fontana on the following Committees:
Omnitrans Board of Directors and Past Chairman
Member and Past-President of the Fontana Rotary Club
City of Fontana Oversight Board, Special District Representative
Board Member Foothill Freeway Corridor Design Authority, Joint Powers Agreement
Fontana Fire Protection District, Member
North Etiwanda Preserve, Board Member
Former President of the Fontana Fire Protection District