About Jesse

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County Supervisor Jesse Armendarez was elected to the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in November 2022. 

County Supervisor Armendarez was born and raised in San Bernardino County. A strong believer in hard work, Supervisor Armendarez earned his first job pressure washing trucks for a local logistics company at 16 years old. He eventually completed an apprenticeship program to become a licensed mechanic. After graduating from the first class at A.B. Miller High School in Fontana he started his own small business. Supervisor Armendarez currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Inland Valley Association of Realtors and is past President.

After starting his family with his wife Delene, Supervisor Armendarez decided to become more involved within the community. He served on the Board of Directors for the Fontana Rotary and Fontana Exchange Clubs. He is also a member of the Fontana Chamber of Commerce and the Water of Life Church.

County Supervisor Jesse Armendarez also served as a Director for the Chaffey College Foundation, helping to raise money so disadvantaged youth could afford to earn their degree. The Jesse and Delene Armendarez Endowment at Chaffey College is fully funded and has helped local students attend college. Wanting to get involved in local government, Jesse earned an appointment to the Fontana Planning Commission where he helped shape the development of one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the Inland Empire.

As a Fontana School Board Member, Jesse Armendarez stood with local educational and community leaders to ensure vital school programs remained in place and expanded. As a Fontana City Councilmember, Jesse Armendarez served as Chair of the Inland Empire Utilities Agency Policy Committee where he represented Fontana on policy issues about sewer, wastewater and recycling programs and was also the Vice Chair of the Housing Authority and Industrial Development Authority for the city. 

Being a successful small business owner, Supervisor Armendarez earned a reputation of helping attract businesses and jobs to the city and working to strengthen public safety throughout the community.

County Supervisor Jesse Armendarez has four children and lives in Fontana with his wife Delene.