Business Agents

Tizoc Arenas

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

Steve Matthews

Business Agent Coordinator

He has been involved in representing and organizing union members for over 26 years. Most recently he was employed by the California Nurses Association. He has negotiated over 100 labor agreements. He is proud to return to the Teamsters Union and support public employees.

Representing: City of San Bernadino Mid Management, Chino (Prof, Tech and Clerical), Chino Valley Fire District

Supervisor: Randy Korgan

(909) 889-8377

Antionette McDaniel

She has been a part of the labor movement for 19 years and is proud to follow in her family’s values for the second generation. Her resume includes completed coursework at the University of Redlands and Cal Poly Pomona. She has negotiated several contracts across L.A. County and San Diego County. She is a volunteer at serval NonProfit Organizations such as the Advancement Project, Stop the Violence, Increase the Peace Foundation and the Watts Labor Community Action Committee to name a few.

Representing: City of Ontario, San Bernardino County Probation, San Bernardino County Public Defender, San Bernardino County District Attorney, and Human Services Personnel.

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 206

Beth Zendejas

She grew up with an Uncle who was a proud Teamster.  She was an active participant in the Association while a County employee and has been a Business Representative for 8 years.  She has a Bachelors Degree in Organizational Leadership.  She has negotiated various contracts including: Colton Mid-Managers, Upland, Big Bear DWP to name a few and been involved in the last 3 County negotiations.

Representing: San Bernardino County Airport, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, San Bernardino County Administrative Office, City of Colton Mid-Managers, San Bernardino County Counsel, San Bernardino County Human Resources, and San Bernardino County Sheriffs.

Supervisor: Fred Lowe

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 225

Carlos Gonzales

Carlos Gonzales has been involved in the labor movement for over twenty years, most recently with Teamsters Local 630.  He graduated from Los Angeles Trade Technical College with a degree in labor studies in 2015.  He has successfully negotiated over 25 contracts to date and prides himself in being actively involved in Teamster organizing campaigns.

Representing: San Bernardino County Workforce Development, Colton General, City of Redlands (GEAR), West Covina Non-Sworn Safety, City of Pomona (PCEA), and San Bernardino County Public Works.

Supervisor: Fred Lowe

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 261

David Farugia

Representing: San Bernardino County Agriculture Weights & Measures, San Bernardino County Architecture & Engineering, San Bernardino County Auditor/Controller/Tax Collector, City of Big Bear Lake, San Bernardino County Clerk of the Board, San Bernardino County Land Use Services, San Bernardino County Museum, San Bernardino County Parks, San Bernardino County Public Health & Women, Infant, Children (WIC), San Bernardino County Register Voters, andSan Bernardino County Special Projects

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 211

E. Rommel Martinez

Representing: San Bernardino County Assessor, San Bernardino County Children’s Network, San Bernardino County Library, San Bernardino County Department of Aging & Adult Services (DAAS), San Bernardino County Preschool Services, San Bernardino County Purchasing, San Bernardino County Risk Management, San Bernardino County Veteran’s Affairs, Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA) and Program Integrity Division (PID)

Supervisor: Fred Lowe

(909) 889-8377

Jacqueline Palone

Jacqueline has been a Teamster for 12 years, and came to us from Teamsters Joint Council 42. She is proud to say her family raised their children in a union household going back three generations.  She has worked in many different aspects of the organization, from administrative, accounting, communications, charity & event planning, member services, training, organizing & voter registration.  Her most memorable moments of being a Teamster was singing the National Anthem at the 2011 IBT Convention as well as Teamsters Day at Dodger Stadium.

Representing: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC), Behavioral Health at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, and Superior Court of San Bernardino County.

Supervisor: Fred Lowe

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 228

Juan Delgado

He has been a member of the Teamsters Union for 25 years.  After witnessing his parents struggle as immigrants he began to take an interest in the Labor Movement.  He was part of the negotiations team for two of the Stater Bros. contracts.  He worked for Teamsters Local 63 as a Labor Standards Analyst for 10 years.  The highlight of his career was being part of the organizing team that worked with the first Lumper company TW Services Inc.

Representing: San Bernardino County Children and Family Services, San Bernardino County Child Support Services, San Bernardino County Information Services Department,  San Bernardino County Facilities Management, and City of Coachella

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

(909) 889-8377

Natalie Harts

She has been with the organization for 10 years.  Before becoming a Business Representative, she was a Steward for 13 years with the TAD department working with Deidre Rodriguez.  She is currently working on her AA degree in Labor Studies with Trade Tech.

Representing: Transitional Assistance Department (TAD):TAD CSCs – ALL LOCATIONS: (Except SUP & MGT), TAD Processing Ctrs: All (Except SUP & MGT), TAD LOCATIONS: (Except SUP & MGT) 01, 03, 04, 06, 07, 08, 10, 18, 19, 24, 48, 79; TAD LOCATIONS: (SUP & MGT ONLY): 09, 15, 25, 39, 75/Employment Services Program (ESP)/Foster Care(FC), Air Quality Mojave Desert (AQMD) (Back-up to Fred) and City of Needles.

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 243

Pete Sierra

He has been a labor activist since 2002, most recently as an organizer with Teamsters Joint Council 42.  He became a Teamster at United Parcel Service where he was a steward for 5 years. He is proud to have been part of the team of organizers at the Joint Council that organized thousands of workers in the last few years and looks forward to helping Local 1932 grow.

Representing:  Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) and Behavioral Health at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC).

Supervisor: Fred Lowe

(909) 889-8377

Steve Cadena

Steve Cadena is a proud second generation member of the labor movement.  He has been an active participant in labor for over 27 years, part of which he served as a Business Representative for Teamsters Local 630.  He is joining us from Stater Brothers Distribution, where he was a Labor Standard Production Analyst.  A highlight of his career was being part of the Teamsters Local 63 Stater Brothers Distribution contract negotiating team.

Representing: City of Fontana (City Hall & Yards), City of Rancho Cucamonga, City of Hesperia, City of Banning (Mid-Managers), City of Barstow, San Bernardino County Fleet Management and San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health.

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 218

Susan Carl

She has been a shop Steward since 2008 and a county employee since 1999. She was elected to the 2014 bargaining team and remained on the team for the reopener.  Then she was elected to the Board in August 2014 and was a member of the affiliation committee that initially sought affiliation with the IBT. 

Representing: San Bernardino County Schools (SBCSS), San Bernardino County Transitional Assistance Department (TAD): TAD CSCs – ALL LOCATIONS: (SUP/MGT Only), TAD Processing Ctrs – ALL, TAD LOCATIONS: (Except SUP & MGT): 09, 15, 25, 39, 75 TAD LOCATIONS: (SUP & MGT ONLY) 01, 02, 03, 04, 06, 07, 08, 10, 18, 19, 24, 48, 79, San Bernardino County Human Services Administration, San Bernardino County Performance, Education & Resource Centers (PERC) and San Bernardino County Environmental Health Services.

Supervisor: Steve Matthews

(909) 889-8377 Ext. 216

Barbara Whittington

Supervisor: Steve Matthews