Mayor Warren is an advocate for new business and jobs always promoting the city as “Open for Business” and increasing jobs and sales tax. In 2011, Mayor Warren started a television show titled “Fontana is Open for Business”. “Open for business” showcases local businesses and the services they offer. Recently, these efforts were recognized with the City being ranked 4th in the State of California in five-years annual growth of retail sales. During Mayor Warren’s time on the City Council, three interchanges were completed, opening up the roads to business and jobs in Fontana. These interchanges accommodate over 200,000 residents and the growth of the goods movement throughout the inland empire.
Mayor Warren has been an active community advocate for education. While in office Mayor Warren has held education summits with local schools, the community college district, and business leaders to begin outlining plans to prepare our youth for future job markets. She makes yearly efforts to raise money for the Fontana Boys and Girls Club exceeding $525,000 since 2011 by hosting the Mayors Gala because she knows encouraging education starts early.
Ms. Warren was appointed to the Fontana city council as a City Council Member on December 17, 2002 and was re-elected in 2004 and 2008. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Warren served as Co-Chairperson of the city of Fontana General Plan advisory Committee and Chairperson of the citizen village of Heritage development Landscape Committee.
Mayor Warren current serves with the League of California Cities as Vice Chair of the Administration Committee and the Vice Chair of the Governance, Transparency and Employee Relations Policy Committee. She is a member of the Aging/Senior Task Force and member of the Latino Leadership Alliance chaired by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Mayor Warren’s past service include various council subcommittees and boards and commissions such as Water/Recycled Water Projects and Development Processing for New Communities, the State Park Commission, Casa Colina Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Directors.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/Urban Studies from Occidental College and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Theology from Next Dimension Bible College. Warren is a member of Water of Life Community Church and has three children and one grandchild.