Assemblyman Jay Obernolte speaks to the Big Bear Valley
Republicans, December 2014.
The members of the
Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly invite the community to attend the Tuesday December 15th meeting at 5:00
P. M. The venue for the evening event
will be made available to everyone, when they call in their RSVP.
The special meeting will include: the Monthly
Business Agenda and updates of City of Big Bear Lake, San Bernardino County and
California Elected Officials. Also, there will be an opportunity to become
acquainted with Assemblyman
Rocky Chavez. A
pot-luck dinner will be served during the evening with the finale of the meeting , the Republican Presidential Debate on television.
Assemblyman Rocky Chavez
The guest speaker at the 5:00 P.M. meeting will be Assemblyman
Rocky Chavez a candidate for U.S. Senate. A career United States Marine of
twenty-eight years, was assigned as Chief
of Staff for the 4th Marine Division. Appointed by Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger in 2009, Colonel
Rocky Chávez served
as Undersecretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA); and
later served as Acting Secretary of the CDVA.
Assembly member Chávez sits on the Committee on
Veterans Affairs after having presided as the Vice-Chair on the Committee prior
to 2014. He is also part of the Governor’s Military Council. In 2015,
Chávez introduced AB 13, that would exempt nonresident veterans utilizing
federal education benefits from out-of-state tuition fees.
Married for twenty-five years, Colonel Chávez
and his wife Mary live in Oceanside, California. They have three adult
children and five grandchildren.
Chávez has focused
and been an advocate in Veteran affairs, the American Legion, National Guard and Disabled
Veteran Business Enterprises. According to Pete Conaty, Legislative Advocate
for the American Legion, “Since Rocky came to Sacramento in 2009 to serve as
the Under-secretary for the CDVA, his focus has been serving our veterans.
He has carried on
with this mission during his tenure in the Legislature”.
The Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly meeting is scheduled for
Tuesday December 15th at 5:00 P. M.
Your advance reservations are appreciated. Please call 909-709-8840.