President Rick Gomez has served on the IERCD Board since 2015. He was recently reappointed in 2022. He comes to the IERCD with an extensive background in real estate development as well as over 30 years of city planning and management. Most recently his work includes community development for the cities of Adelanto, Pomona, and the City of Rancho Cucamonga, with specific experience in governmental contracts, intergovernmental relations, urban development, and the federal/state legislative processes. He provides insight and perspective on IERCD finances and land management/mitigation need through service on both the Mitigation and Lands Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee. In addition to his professional background, President Gomez is a docent at the Ontario Museum of History and Art as well as President of the Rancho Cucamonga Rotary Club.
President Gomez has been appointed to the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) Board of Directors, serving as the representative to the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD). In this role, he will serve as the California representative in NACD and will work to increase connection between the two associations and the districts they serve.