Returning Board Member, appointed January 17, 2019
John Skerbelis is a small business owner and environmental advocate who brings a passion for community involvement to his position on the Rubidoux Community Services District Board of Directors, where he served from 2008 to 2011, and returned in 2013.
Skerbelis attended Santana High School in La Puente and Cypress College in Orange County before building his own small business. He owned and operated an automotive garage specializing in transmission repair, and currently owns a vintage motorcycle export business.
While employed at the County of Riverside Department of Environmental Health as an investigator of illegal dumping and environmental crimes, he was the recipient of two certificates of appreciation from the Riverside County Board of Supervisors recognizing his work combating illegal trash dumping with the 5th District Illegal Dumping Task Force.
He has also served for seven years on the Riverside County Solid Waste Management Advisory Council, and completed the Advanced Environmental Crimes Training Program along with Arrest, Search and Seizure training in 2008.
Skerbelis believes that keeping the community informed is a critical responsibility of board members, along with preserving natural resources for future generations. Along with his wife, Shirley, he has three children and two grandchildrenEthics Certificate Skerbelis 20190311.pdf