District 3

Council Member - Dr. Luis Gonzales

Dr. Luis S. González

Council Member

City of Colton
650 N. La Cadena Drive
Colton, CA 92324

Office: (909) 370-5061

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  • Council 1st Term: December 2014 to December 2018 
  • Council 2nd Term: December 2018 to December 2022
  • Council 3nd Term: December 2022 to December 2026

Dr. Luis S. Gonzalez was first elected in 2014 as the Council Member representing then District 4.  He was then re-elected in 2018 to serve a second term for then District 4.  He has now been re-elected for another four years to represent the new District 3.  Council Member Gonzalez received his Ph.D. in 1981 from the University of Cincinnati.  He is the founder of “City Talk”, Colton Area Museum Day, and the Colton Youth Leadership Program.  Dr. Gonzalez is also the author of “WWII Veteran’s Living in Colton” and “Rehearsal Effectiveness.”  He writes for the Colton Courier and Colton City News Community Writer.  Council Member Gonzalez worked for 40 years as an educator teaching music and world history.  In this capacity, Dr. Gonzalez also represents the City of Colton as a member on several local agencies, boards and committees including;

  • Agua Mansa Industrial Growth Association (AMIGA), Alternate
  • Colton CDBG Committee
  • Colton & San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership
  • Colton Area Museum, Board of Directors
  • League of California Cities Legislative Task Force
  • Local Agency Formation Commission for San Bernardino County, Alternate
  • Rialto Basin Groundwater Council
  • RIX/JPA, Alternate
  • San Bernardino County/Riverside County Bi-County North/South Corridor
  • Solid Waste Advisory Task Force, Alternate

As Council Member representing District 3 and the City of Colton, some of Gonzalez’s  goals and objectives include:  

  • Listen to the Residents
  • Communication
  • Honesty-Integrity
  • Follow-Through
  • Business Relations
  • Promote Colton History
  • Promote Colton Veterans
  • Promote Youth Leadership