Mayor Debbie Franklin

Education & Employment
  • BA from University of Redlands
  • Senior Claim Law Associate Certification
  • Retired from Allstate Insurance Claims management - 28 years
  • Executive Director Banning Partners for a Revitalized Community
Community Service
  • Banning City Council Mayor Pro Tem 2007, 2008, 2012
  • Kiwanis member and Key Club advisor for Banning High School*
  • Riverside Transit Agency Board member for 2 years
  • San Gorgonio Childcare Center past board chairperson
  • United Way Board Member, campaign, and Review Team
  • Chamber of Commerce associate*
  • Community Action Partnership of Riverside County Commissioner*
  • Sunday School teacher and Children’s Church director*
  • Volunteer Notary Public at Banning Senior Center*
  • Pass Area Supporting Soldiers Board Chairperson*
  • Carol’s Kitchen - past board member and Volunteer - 5 years
  • Past member of Parks and Recreation Committee - 2 years
  • Past Chair of Planning Commission - 2 years
  • Workforce Investment Board Advisory Committee member*
  • Pass Area Transportation Now past chairperson and current member*
  • Past Banning City Planning Commissioner and Board Chair
Recent Achievements
  • Committee member of Banning’s Disaster Survival Expos - 8 years*
  • Coordinator Banning’s Holiday Wish Program - 10 years*
  • Co-hosted Banning Homebuyer Fairs - 2 years
  • Participated in Banning's General Plan Committee
  • Riverside County Commission on Women 5th District Woman of the year for 2007
  • Appointed by Supervisor Ashley to Riverside's Children and Families Advisory Committee since 2009*
* current position holder

  • Native Californian, 26 year Banning resident, born and raised in San Bernardino, CA
  • Married to Roy Franklin, retired Banning Fire Captain
  • Hobbies: reading, walking, shopping, family activities
  • To give back to the community in a meaningful and effective manner
  • To help Banning become a thriving city with a healthy family atmosphere