Fontana, CA, April 5, 2023 – On Saturday, April 15th, the Fontana Dems Club is continuing a monthly guest speaker series program with Melissa May, Governor Appointee – Board of Director, 28th Agricultural District, California Department of Food and Agriculture. Brunch is available for $15 purchased in advance or $20 at the door, and meal begins at 10am at Las Playas Restaurant on Valley Blvd. The free program is scheduled to begin at 10:45am.

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (AD4) writes on her website, “The bedrock of our democracy is founded on the involvement and participation in government. This is why I encourage anyone who is interested in becoming more involved in their community to apply for an appointment to a board, committee, or commission.”

All registered democrats in the Fontana area are invited to hear Governor Appointee, Melissa May share information on the appointment process. “Melissa just helped two people with the process and one person has received an appointment,” said Vice-President, Bobbi Jo Chavarria. “There are community leaders and experts in Fontana whose knowledge would benefit our city and the state, they just need to know what’s available and how to get started.”

The guest speaker series continues Saturday, April 15 at 10am at Las Playas Restaurant, 16491 Valley Blvd. Tickets are available at and at the door and includes breakfast. Guest speakers include Melissa May, Governor Appointee.


The Fontana Dems Club is newly established after a hiatus from the COVID pandemic. In January 2023, members elected their youngest-ever President, Tariq Azim, a recent graduate of UC Davis and lifelong resident of Fontana. Mr. Azim was recognized as a 2022 30 under 30 Award Recipient by Assm. Eloise Reyes. Vice-President, Bobbi Jo Chavarria, previously served as Secretary of the Fontana Democratic Club (2011-2012) and was the Regional Field Organizer during the Bernie Sanders 2020 Presidential campaign. Tariq and Bobbi Jo were also recently elected to serve as Assembly Delegates to the California Democratic Party. The Fontana Dems General Membership Meeting and special events are open to all registered Democrats in Fontana and surrounding areas. Visit for more information.

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