About Mark Gibboney


Mark is not a politician, but a resident of Rancho Cucamonga since 1979. Looking for a community to raise a family in, he was first attracted by the open spaces and real estate prices, but it was the promises of careful planning and managed growth that convinced him to move to Rancho Cucamonga. Mark and his wife, Agnes, raised their children here and are proud to call it home. Mark believes there needs to be a re-commitment to that once careful planning and managed growth for the benefit of current and future generations.

Mark's career experience has been in law enforcement, education, and law. After graduation from Arroyo High School, Mark was hired by El Monte Police Department as a Police Cadet. He worked a variety of assignments while rising through the ranks. He led and supervised patrol teams and conducted and managed complex criminal and civil investigations. Mark served as President of the Police Officers Association as well as the Police Managers Association. As an administrator, Mark managed the personnel and material resources of the agency. After nearly 32 years, Mark retired as the Deputy Chief of Police. Throughout his career, Mark pursued his formal education, starting with an A.A. degree in Administration of Justice from Rio Hondo College where he was a member of the Dean's List for Academic Achievement. At Western State University College of Law, Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Laws and a Juris Doctorate and received an American Jurisprudence Award for Excellent Achievement in Law School. Mark added a Master's of Science in Management from Cal Poly Pomona. He is also a graduate of the California Command College, an extensive training course for police managers that concentrated on leadership skills and strategic planning. He represented the Police Department on the City's Permit Committee and Risk Management Committee. He worked a special assignment for nuisance abatement with the City Attorney's Office. 


Mark Gibboney has been a teacher in positions ranging from a Field Training Officer, to training sessions with large numbers of personnel. He has taught advanced officer training programs, high school classroom instruction, and college courses. Mark has been a member of many professional organizations, alumni associations, and BAR associations. He has been a board member on an Emergency Resource Association, a Law Enforcement Explorer Post, and past president of a Community Coordinating Council. He is a former member of the Rancho Cucamonga Toastmasters and founder and past president of the El Monte Toastmasters. Following his retirement from the police department, Mark practiced law as a sole practitioner before retiring again. He remains a member of the California State Bar.