By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– The 29-member SANBAG Board of Directors elected a new President and Vice President for the coming year. Bill Jahn, City of Big Bear Lake, will take the helm as SANBAG President. Elected as Vice President was L. Dennis Michael, Rancho Cucamonga. Their new roles take effect at the July Board meeting.
Bill Jahn is Executive VP of the Northridge Group, Inc. and President of Bilmar Construction Company. He has been on the Big Bear Lake City Council since 2004 and has served as Mayor for four years. He was Chairman of the Big Bear Lake Improvement Agency, a former Planning Commissioner, a representative for Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), on the League of California Cities, and a member of the SANBAG Board since 2007.
L. Dennis Michael spent his career as a firefighter and served as Rancho Cucamonga’s Fire Chief from1984 to 2003, when he retired. He has been on the Rancho Cucamonga City Council since 2004 and was elected Mayor in 2010. He serves on the League of California Cities Statewide Board, is active on several regional and state boards and committees, and has been a SANBAG Board Member since 2011. They replace outgoing SANBAG President Janice Rutherford, Second District County Supervisor, and SANBAG Vice President Mike Leonard, Council Member, City of Hesperia.