Janice Rutherford

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Appointing Authority - San Bernardino County

Janice Rutherford was elected to serve as San Bernardino County’s Second District Supervisor in November 2010 after serving on the Fontana City Council for 10 years. She was selected to serve a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Supervisors in January 2013.

Supervisor Rutherford has led efforts to reduce County spending, rein in pensions, protect local businesses and restore public trust in County government.

In addition to her service on the Board of Supervisors and the South Coast Air Quality Management District Governing Board, she serves on the boards of the San Bernardino Associated Governments, Inland Empire Economic Partnership, Local Agency Formation Commission, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Joint Conference Committee and Omnitrans. 

She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with highest honors from UC Riverside before attending Claremont Graduate University, where she earned a master’s degree in American politics.

Supervisor Rutherford lives in Rancho Cucamonga with her husband, Steve Lim, and their two boys, Ethan and Noah. The family enjoys camping, biking, canoeing, and hiking. Janice is also an avid reader and scrapbooker.