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Mayor Debbie Franklin




Debbie Franklin, Mayor


City Hall

99 E. Ramsey St.

Banning, CA 92220

Ph: (951) 922-3146

Fax: (951) 922-3128



Re-elected to City Council November 2014
Current Term Ends December 2018 


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
  • Worforce 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



City of Banning, Proud History, Prosperous Tomorrow
99 E. Ramsey St., Banning, CA 92220, Ph: (951) 922-3105
City Hall Business Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm