Janice Rutherford

Appointed Member

San Bernardino County Second District Supervisor Janice Rutherford was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November 2010. She represents the cities of Fontana, Upland and Rancho Cucamonga as well as the unincorporated communities of Crestline, Devore, Lytle Creek, San Antonio Heights, and Mt. Baldy.

Voters elected Supervisor Rutherford to the Fontana City Council in 2000 and re-elected her in 2004 and 2008.

Supervisor Rutherford spearheaded the creation of the Fontana Community Assistance Program (CAP), a faith-based initiative that provides free and low-cost services to help residents and coordinate volunteer projects.

As a member of the Fontana Rotary Club, Supervisor Rutherford has worked to promote literacy and has also volunteered for other community service projects, including providing relief for Gulf Coast communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina. She serves on the Fontana Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors, the Chaffey College Foundation Board, the Junior State Foundation and the Fontana Art Association.

Prior to her election to the Board of Supervisors, Rutherford worked as a Taxpayer Advocate and Public Affairs Director for Board of Equalization Member Bill Leonard. Supervisor Rutherford has also worked as a motivational speaker and trainer, and has provided consulting services to private sector businesses, government agencies, and educational organizations.

Supervisor Rutherford lives in the City of Fontana with her husband, Steve Lim and their two young boys, Ethan and Noah. As a family they enjoy camping, biking, canoeing, and hiking. Janice is also an avid reader and scrapbooker.