City of Vernon California

Members' Bios

The City of Vernon Business and Industry Commission (BIC) meets quarterly in February, May, August and November on the second Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber located at Vernon City Hall.

Staff Contact Information:

William Fox, Finance Director
Vernon City Hall
4305 Santa Fe Avenue
Vernon, CA 90058
Phone: (323) 583-8811
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William Davis
City of Vernon – Mayor

Robert Wendoll
Robert Wendoll is the Director of Environmental Affairs for Dunn-Edwards Corporation, in Los Angeles.  Mr. Wendoll is on the California Paint Council Steering Committee and has participated in the Community Air Quality Task Force of the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles County, the California Integrated Waste Management Board's Paint Recycling Task Force, and U.S. EPA's Architectural Coatings Regulatory Negotiation Committee.

Eric R. Gustafson
Eric R. Gustafson is the CEO of Coast Packing Company ("Coast"), a leading manufacturer of edible oils, shortenings, and meat products in the United States. He is the 4th generation of his family to own and operate Coast. In addition to his responsibilities as CEO of Coast, Eric serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of North American Meat Association (NAMA) and is also the Chairman of NAMA's Workplace Issues Committee.

Douglas Pittman
Douglas Pittman is the Plant Engineering Manager for Owens Illinois, a multi-national glass container manufacturer which traces its roots in Vernon back to 1929.  He is a member of the Vernon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Stan Stosel

Stan Stosel is the Senior Assistant Business Manager/International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #47.  Stan is a Journeyman Wireman who has been involved in utility issues since 1997 at the local, state, and federal levels.  He represents workers at both municipal and investor-owned utilities.  He has dealt with legislative and regulatory issues in that time.  He currently serves on the Riverside County Workforce Investment Board and is a City of Riverside Planning Commissioner.  Stan was previously a member of the City of Riverside Charter Review Commission.