VOTE ELVIA M. RIVAS
Ontario City Council 2016

Elvia stays committed to putting public safety first while bringing Ontario together as a thriving community.
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About
Elvia M. Rivas


Elvia M. Rivas, elected to the Ontario-Montclair School District Board of Trustees in 2010, is an avid community volunteer. Elvia is a 14-year Ontario Kiwanis member, serving 12 years as a board member, president for six years at the club level, lieutenant governor at district level and past trustee for three years of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District for Kiwanis International. In addition, she served as a board member for Ontario Eastern Little League from 2002 through 2008 and is actively involved in Chaffey High School’s Renaissance Program. Elvia received her BA in Liberal Studies/Education from San Diego State University. Keeping in step with her devotion to service, Elvia is employed at the Ontario International Airport, heading the division for passengers with special needs for Alaska Airlines. She also sits on the boards for the Ontario-Montclair YMCA and the Pomona Community Health Center.

Board of Trustees, President

Elected to the Ontario-Montclair School District Board of Trustees in 2010

Community Volunteer

A life-long volunteer. A trait learned from her parents whom lead by example.

Ontario Kiwanis member

Elvia is a 14-year Ontario Kiwanis member, serving 12 years as a board member, president for six years at the club level.

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BA in Liberal Studies

Elvia received her BA in Liberal Studies/Education from San Diego State University.

Head, Ontario International Airport

Elvia is employed at the Ontario International Airport, heading the division for passengers with special needs for Alaska Airlines.

Ontario-Montclair YMCA

Elvia sits on the boards for the Ontario-Montclair YMCA and the Pomona Community Health Center.

My Statement


I am honored to seek your support for the Ontario City Council. I have humbly served the City of Ontario for 16 years in several capacities within the Ontario Eastern Little League, Kiwanis Club of Ontario, Kids Come First, Ontario-Montclair YMCA and the Ontario-Montclair School District. I have a demonstrated history of exemplary leadership within these organizations and have had the responsibility of planning and organizing a myriad of community events and activities that has benefited the residents of Ontario for several years. In addition to graduating from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, with Bilingual emphasis, I have long dedicated my life to serving others and making the lives of those I impact better.

As a longtime resident of Ontario and an employee at the Ontario International Airport, I also believe in Ontario’s future. As your councilwoman, I will tirelessly advocate to promote small business growth, thoughtful and well planned real estate development and continuously develop programs that encourage healthy families and children. I believe that the City of Ontario can become a world class example of both urban and suburban growth by investing now in our water, green energy, transportation and digital infrastructure in conjunction with making sure our city services of fire, police, code enforcement, etc. receive the necessary resources to be effective for the fine citizens of Ontario. Ontario needs and deserves strong leadership on the City Council.

The City of Ontario is poised to attract the innovative businesses, corporations and developers due to the quality of life our community offers. I have been privileged to serve as an elected official for two terms on the state of California’s 3rd largest K-8 school system and accept leadership assignments from community organizations I belong to, which has prepared me to make critical decisions for Ontario’s future. I am a principled leader with core values that center around the welfare of children, families and senior citizens. Given the opportunity, I will proudly continue serve you as your next City Councilwoman to make sure Ontario’s future stays on the right course for all of us.

‒ Elvia M. Rivas

ACCOMPLISHMENTS


While Elvia served under the Ontario-Montclair Board of Trustees (OMSD) during 2015-2016 there were 0 expulsions for the second year in a row and the District's average daily attendance rate was 96.6%. When it comes down to creating and maintaining a safe and productive environment for our future leaders of America you can count on Elvia to get the job done.

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President of Ontario-Montclair School District Board of Trustees

(2012-2014) (2015-present)

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Vice President and Secretary of the Board for SoCalBizOps, Inc.

(2007-2009)

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CalNevHa of Kiwanis International

District Trustee, Region 13
(2010-2013)
Lt. Governor Division 15
(2009-2010)

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Secretary of Kids Come First

(2015-2016)

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Pomona Community Health Center Board Member

(2016-present)

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Board President for Ontario Eastern Little League

(2004-2007)

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Ontario-Montclair YMCA Board Member

(2016-present)

IN THE COMMUNITY


Elvia makes it one of her life's missions to help others by proactively reaching out and really listening to what her community needs. She understands that the People's voice is the true source in finding solutions in order to maintain consistent progress. Throughout her dedicated years of community service, Elvia understands what Ontario needs to continue the progress that's already been made towards something much greater. Her mission is to bring everybody together to find constructive solutions towards building a more innovative, safe, and thriving community because alone we can do so little, but together we can do so much. You are not alone.

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CONTACT US


Elvia loves hearing the voice of all Constituents! If you are calling from the media, are looking to volunteer, or just have general questions for Elvia please do not hesitate to contact us by taking a few seconds to fill out the form below because WE LOVE HEARING FROM YOU!

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