Please bring a new or gently used children’s book to donate to the Inland Empire Children’s Book Project.
December 18, 2018
Open Board Meeting-Christopher Gardner, San Bernardino County Public Defender
Norton Event Center
1601 E. Third St., Suite 138
San Bernardino, CA 92408
7:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Meeting Called to Order
8:30 a.m. Meeting Adjournment
Presiding: Kristine Scott
- Approve Minutes from December 11, 2018
Chair of the Day: David Van Voorhis
The San Bernardino County Office of Public Defender was established in 1959 to provide legal counsel and defense services for persons accused of felonies at the Superior Court level who could not afford to employ private attorneys. Christopher Gardner was appointed to serve as the current Public Defender in January 2018, leading the department of over 270 staff who handle over 55,000 cases annually.
Mr. Garner will discuss challenges for the department and his vision for leading the office into the future.
Future Board Meetings:
12/25/18: NO Meeting-Holiday
01/01/19: NO Meeting-Holiday
01/08/19: First Meeting of the New Year
01/15/19: Member Only-Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C. Advocacy Trip – 03/11-13/2019