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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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City of Grand TerraceCandidate for Mayor

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Darcy McNaboe

Business Owner / Mayor
2,233 votes (56.47%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure our community remains the safest place to live and raise a family.
  • Prepare for the economic opportunities before us and ensure we are in the best possible position to make the most of future prosperity.
  • Be actively involved in community events and projects; Build mutual trust and foster open dialog among residents, City staff and elected officials; continue to foster civil public discussion.

Experience

Biography

My husband and I have called Grand Terrace home for over twenty-five years. Grand Terrace is a wonderful community that is perfectly located in this growing inland region. I am a small business owner, I am active in the community and focused on community service and I have served on city council for the past eight years, including the last four as your mayor. You have placed your trust in me by electing me in 2010, re-electing me in 2012, and electing me as your mayor in 2014. I am running for re-election as your Mayor and I would like your support.

  • Mayor of Grand Terrace
  • Grand Terrace City Council Member
  • San Bernardino County Transportation Authority, Vice President
  • California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Executive Committee Member
  • Grand Terrace Planning Commissioner
  • Foundation of Grand Terrace, Past President
  • Grand Terrace Toastmasters, DTM, Past President
  • Grand Terrace Chamber of Commerce, Past Director
  • Grand Terrace Lions Club, Program Co-Chair
  • Grand Terrace Woman's Club, Member
  • Christ the Redeemer Church, Grand Terrace, Finance Council
  • Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development Committee
  • MFI Recovery, Former Member, Board of Directors
  • Guide Dogs of the Desert, Treasurer
My Core Beliefs

I believe in Fiscal Responsibility, Maintaining Strong Public Safety in Grand Terrace, Managed Economic Growth, Protection of Property Values, and Sustaining the Quality of Life in our community through partnership between the city and resident-volunteers working in community groups and service organizations.

Vision for Grand Terrace

My Vision for Grand Terrace aligns with the adopted vision for our great city: Grand Terrace is an exceptionally safe and well managed City, known for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities; a vibrant and diverse local economy; a place where residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life that fosters pride and an engaged community, encouraging families to come and remain for generations.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Biography

 

Professional

Darcy is a principal and founder of Village Enterprises; a local business and marketing enterprise where she works with professionals in a variety of industries including research and technology, accounting, law, transportation, non-profit organizations and city government.

Darcy has worked with small technology and manufacturing companies for over 25 years. Before concentrating on Village Enterprises as her sole business focus, Darcy was Director of Operations and Business Development for a local engineering design and manufacturing company.

Education

A graduate of California State University, Darcy holds a BA in Marketing and an MBA with an emphasis in Management. She has taught workshops on process improvement in manufacturing and administrative environments, marketing basics, word of mouth marketing, effective networking, teamwork, and meeting facilitation.

Service

Darcy currently serves on the board of the Foundation of Grand Terrace and Guide Dogs of the Desert; is an active member of the Grand Terrace Lions Club, the Grand Terrace Woman’s Club, the Grand Terrace Chamber of Commerce, Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce Economic Development and Governmental Affairs Committees and as the Mayor of the City of Grand Terrace. As a representative of the City of Grand Terrace Darcy currently serves as a member of the San Bernardino Municipal Water District Advisory Commission for Water Policy, on the executive committee for the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority and as Vice President for San Bernardino County Transportation Authority. I also serve as the Chair of Housing Authority, Public Finance Authority, Housing Successor Agency, and served as Chair of Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Grand Terrace Community Redevelopment Agency.

Previous leadership positions include: President for the Foundation of Grand Terrace; Grand Terrace Toastmasters, serving as Club President and Area Governor; served as Vice Chair of the board of directors for MFI Recovery, a local non-profit alcohol and drug treatment program; the Colton Joint Unified School District Community Cabinet; served five years as a Grand Terrace Planning Commissioner; and four years as a Grand Terrace City Council Member.

Darcy also previously served as the Vice Chair of the Board for MFI Recovery Center, President of the La Sierra Business Council of the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce (GRCC) and formerly served as the Chair of the GRCC Ambassador committee.

Interests

Darcy enjoys donating her time and talent to projects for organizations such as Foundation of Grand Terrace, The Grand Terrace Lions Club and the Guide Dogs of the Desert.

Darcy is married to Jim McNaboe who is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a graduate of University of California, Riverside, and is also dedicated to community service, including past-president of the Grand Terrace Lions Club, founding member of the Veterans Wall of FREEDOM board, and over ten years on the Board of Directors for Riverside Highland Water Company. Darcy and Jim have lived in Grand Terrace for over 25 years and are active members in the Grand Terrace community and in their church, Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church.

Darcy and Jim can be found getting their exercise walking through the neighborhoods of Grand Terrace or hiking in the local mountains.

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