Mayor pro Tem Ruben Valencia
Mayor pro Tem Ruben Valencia was elected to the Ontario City Council in November 2016. He has been an Ontario resident for over two decades and is a Southern California native.
Mayor pro Tem Valencia is a father of two daughters.
After high school, Mayor pro Tem Valencia pursued his dream of going into law enforcement and joined the Sheriff’s Academy. Councilman Valencia now holds an Advanced P.O.S.T. Certificate with the State of California.
Mayor pro Tem Valencia is a full-time Deputy Sheriff with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and has been with the Sheriff’s Department for over 28 years. As a Deputy Sheriff, Mayor pro Tem Valencia has been a recipient of numerous awards including, but not limited to:
Medal of Bravery Recipient
Life Saving Award Recipient
International Police Association, Member at Large
Legendary Lawman Award, Gold
- Exemplary Performance Award
Mayor pro Tem Valencia looks forward to serving the residents and businesses of Ontario.