Commissioner & Staff Info

The composition of LAFCO Commissions varies from county to county. Riverside’s Commission consists of members who represent all levels of local government. These are: two County supervisors selected by the Board of Supervisors; two city council representatives selected by the City Selection Committee within Riverside County; two special district board members selected by the Special District Selection Committee, one public member selected by the other members of the Commission. For each category of commissioner represented (county, city special district, and public) there is one alternate. Alternate members may attend LAFCO meetings but only vote on items when a regular member from their category is absent. Each Commission member serves a four-year term.

Phil Williams

Name: Phil Williams

Position: Special District Member, Chair

Email: phil@c21Investments.com

Bio: Phil Williams has been on the Board of the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District since 2001 where he has served as Board President. He also serves or has served on the Distri...

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Stephen J. Tomanelli

Name: Stephen J. Tomanelli

Position: Public Member, Vice-Chair

Email: care@hughes.net

Bio: Stephen Tomanelli is the Owner-Operator of Computer Care which was established in 1986. Computer Care is a Sole Proprietorship Company specializing in computer sales and service...

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Kevin Jeffries

Name: Kevin Jeffries

Position: County Member

Email: District1@rivco.org

Bio: Kevin Jeffries was elected in November 2012 to represent the residents of the 1st Supervisorial District, which includes about two-thirds of the City of Riverside, as well as La...

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John F. Tavaglione

Name: John F. Tavaglione

Position: County Member

Email: District2@rivco.org

Bio: John Tavaglione was elected to represent the Second Supervisorial District on November 7, 1994, and was sworn into office on January 3, 1995. The Second District includes the u...

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Eugene Montanez

Name: Eugene Montanez

Position: City Member

Email: Eugene.montanez@ci.corona.ca.us

Bio: Eugene Montanez was elected to his first term on the Corona City Council in 2002, served as Mayor in 2007, 2011 and 2015. He currently serves on the Infrastructure Committee and...

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Steve Sanchez

Name: Steve Sanchez

Position: City Member

Email: Ssanchez@La-Quinta.org

Bio: At the age of 19, Steve enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantryman. He served 8 years (1996-2004) with deployments in Asia and a combat tour during the ground ...

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Nancy S. Wright

Name: Nancy S. Wright

Position: Special District Member

Email: nwright@mswd.org

Bio: Nancy Wright has served on the Riverside County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), holding the Eastern Riverside County Special Districts seat, since 2012. She previous...

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Jim Love

Name: Jim Love

Position: Alternate Public Member

Email: jimhlove@gmail.com

Bio: Jim Love, Vice President, Beaumont Electric Inc.
Electrical Industry – 38 years
Beaumont Electric – 23 years
Procuring Contracts, Estimating, Project...

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Randon Lane

Name: Randon Lane

Position: Alternate City Member

Email: rlane@murrieta.org

Bio: As a father of three, Randon Lane and his wife, Bridget, moved to Murrieta in hopes of finding the perfect place to raise their children. In Murrieta, they found a tight-knit c...

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Marion Ashley

Name: Marion Ashley

Position: Alternate County Member

Email: District5@rivco.org

Bio: -

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Robert Stockton

Name: Robert Stockton

Position: Alternate Special District Member

Email: bstockton@wmwd.com

Bio: Bob Stockton was appointed to the Riverside Local Agency Formation Commission as the Alternate Special District Member in August, 2016. He serves on the Board of Directors of th...

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Staff

Riverside LAFCO has an independent staff of five headed by an Executive Officer.


George Spiliotis

Name: George Spiliotis

Position: Executive Officer

Bio: George Spiliotis joined the Riverside LAFCO as Executive Officer in December 1989. He oversees the day to day operations of the Commission. In addition to administrative and fis...

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Crystal Craig

Name: Crystal Craig

Position: Local Government Analyst III

Bio: Crystal Craig has served as a Local Government Analyst for Riverside LAFCO since 2002. Her principal duties include processing reorganizations, annexations, consolidation studie...

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Joshua Altopp

Name: Joshua Altopp

Position: Local Government Analyst III

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Elizabeth Valdez

Name: Elizabeth Valdez

Position: Commission Clerk

Bio: Elizabeth Valdez is the Commission Clerk, and has been with LAFCO since 2001. She performs a variety of administrative and financial duties, including clerking the monthly Commi...

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Rebecca Holtzclaw

Name: Rebecca Holtzclaw

Position: LAFCO Secretary

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Tiffany North

Name: Tiffany North

Position: Legal Counsel

Bio: Supervising Deputy County Counsel Tiffany North joined the Office of Riverside County Counsel in 2005 and currently serves as LAFCO’s legal counsel. In addition to her duties...

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