César E. Chávez
Bay Area native Contra Costa County resident
has been appointed as the new regional
administrator of the Western Region of the
Department of Labor.
Rosalez, who also served as a school trustee for the Pittsburg Unified
School District, graduated from the University of the Pacific in 1987
with a B.S. in Public Administration. He began his career with the Wage
& Hour Division that same year as an investigator in the Los Angeles
District Office and worked his way up through various positions until
1997 when he was promoted to be the Assistant District Director in the
San Francisco District Office.
In February 2007, he was promoted to serve as the Western Region’s
Director of Enforcement. In May of 2009, Ruben was again promoted
to assist in leading the Western Region as the deputy regional administrator, during a time of significant growth and change. Since September 2011, he has served in the role of acting regional administrator,
overseeing DOL operations in eight western states.
In addition to his work, Ruben is very civic minded and involved in his
community. He was active in the Pittsburg Unified School District,
School Board of Trustees (elected in 2000, 2004 and 2008), Future
Leader of America East Bay, Founder/Board Member Youth Leadership
Program, and is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
When he does find time to unwind he enjoys coaching youth wrestling
and playing golfing, fishing and cooking.
Ruben still resides in his hometown of Pittsburg with three of his four
children: Ruben Jr., Chica and Maya. His oldest daughter is Lazara.
César E. Chávez
San Anthony Matlachines Aztec Dancers
Welcome Event Introduction
Daniel A López
Master of Ceremonies
Jocelyn Gonzalez - Miss Pittsburg Latina
and Mariel Limon - Srita Yahualica USA 2013
Dignitaries & Sponsor Introduction
Club Guillen, Acrobatic Dance
Punjabi Dance Group
Present, Recognition to Sergio Tumbaga
Black Student Union (BSU) Steppers
Spoken Word Fil-Am (Filipino) Bamboo-Stick Dance Spoken Word Miguel Ortega Singer
Latino Unidos Folklorico & Latin Mix Dancers
Ballet Folklorico Tonatzi Keynote Speaker
Western Regional Director, U.S. Department of Labor
Adjourn & Closing Remarks