Elected By-District | Lives in District 5
Wes Speake was elected in November 2018 and is currently serving as the first councilman for Corona’s 5th District. He has 4 children and a grandson. Wes has lived in Corona since 1980 and in the 5th District area of Corona since 2001. He attended Corona schools and graduated from Corona High School in 1986. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management from the University of Redlands and has a certificate in Land Use and Environmental Planning from the University of California, Riverside.
Wes serves as a principal consultant for a large multinational environment and engineering firm in Riverside that specializes in environmental studies including regulatory permitting, special studies for endangered species, and cultural resources for a variety of commercial, state, local, and federal government clients.
Wes has a passion for Corona. He has previously served on the board of Trustees for Corona Public Library, Corona Community Task Force for the SR91 Project, Circle City Substation Task Force, and is a graduate of the Corona Chamber of Commerce Executive Leadership Roundtable. He currently serves as President of the Corona Historic Preservation Society as well as serving as a board member for Corona Parks Foundation and Riverside Community College District Foundation.
Within the city, Wes chaired the McKinley Grade Separation ad hoc committee and sits on the Infrastructure Committee. He serves as the City of Corona’s representative on the Riverside County Transportation Commission and serves on the Western Programs Committee and The Traffic Relief Strategy Committee. He also serves as an alternate to the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority.
His goal is to emulate our city's motto "To Cherish Our Past, To Plan Our Future."
400 S. Vicentia Ave, Corona CA 92882