Inland Empire Business Journal


City Resources

County of Riverside
Incorporated 1910
Population 57,500
Area 19.31 Sq. Miles
Housing Units 20,778

City Council

Roger Meadows, Mayor
Robin Lowe, Vice Mayor
Lori Van Arsdale, Councilmember
Lyle W. Alberg, Councilmember
Marge Tandy, Councilmember

The City Council can be reached at:
445 E. Florida Ave., Hemet, CA 92543
Phone: (909) 765-2301
Fax: (909) 765-3785
Web site:

Planning Commission

James Calkins,Chair 909 658-4423
Bob Duistermars 929-9691
B.R. Hicks 766-4788
Nick Jones 658-3161
Mayzelle Hoyt Rhoten 658-6379

Department Heads

Steve Temple, City Manager 765-2301

Pete Hewitt, Police Chief 765-2400

Richard Stacey, Fire Chief 765-2450

William Pattison, Finance Director

Nancy Johnson, Library Director 765-2440

Richard Masyczek, Comm. Deve. Dir. 765-2375

Dave Oltman Sr., Public Works Dir. 765-3808

Julie Hayward Biggs, City Attorney 765-2301

Chamber of Commerce

Hemet/San Jacinto Valley

Morley Wigle, Chairman 909 652-1033
Hemet Rubber Stamp & Sign Co.

Dr. Richard Giese, Chair-Elect 487-6752
Mt. San Jacinto College

Lisa Baker, Secretary 652-2871
Bank of Hemet

Bob Duistermars, Treasurer 929-9691
Central County United Way

Jack O’Brien, Immediate Past Chairman 925-0125
Speciality Group


Jim Fredericks 652-6529
The Valley Cronicle

Bobbie Christie 765-4300
Valley Independent Bank

Dr. Lisa M. DeForest 925-2400

Dr. Peter Demyan 929-7700
San Jacinto School District

George Evans 929-5878
Afton’s Flowers & Gifts

Amelia Hippert 791-3523
Employment Development Dept. (EDD)

Nancy Patton 658-3211
Dar Mar Awards

Mauro Luna 929-4200
Jewelry Design Center

Bonnie Wright 658-2312
Congresswoman Mary Bono’s Office

Bruce Wallis 658-7162
Swan, Carpenter, Wallis & McKenzie


David Whitefield, President/CEO

Richard Gordon, Membership Director

Pam Thayner, Office Assistant/Receptionist

Judy Huser, Office Manager

Susan von Voight, Office Assistant/Events

The Chamber of Commerce is located at:
395 E. Latham Ave., Hemet, CA 92543
Phone: (909) 658-3211
Fax: (909) 766-5013


Telephone 800 483-5000

Gas 800 427-2200
Southern Calif. Gas Co.

Electric 800 655-4555
Southern Calif. Edison Co.

Water & Sewer 909 765-2350
EMWD, Lake Hemet & 658-3241
City of Hemet

Cable Service 652-0020
Adelphia Cablevision

Community Services

Library 909 765-2440
510 E. Florida Ave.

Post Office 800 275-8777
324 S. State St.

Police 765-2400
210 N. Juanita

Fire 765-2450
220 N. Juanita

Hospital 652-2811
Hemet Valley Hospital
1117 E. Devonshire Ave.

Top Employers

Hemet Valley Health Systems 2,000 employees

Hemet Unified School District 1,708

Soboba Casino 756

San Jacinto Unified School District 585
E.M.W.D. 510

Hilton Reservation Worldwide 425

Golden Era Productions 500

City of Hemet 350

Gosch Automotive Group 330

Web Site

Web site:

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