About Janice

I had a great childhood and was raised in a loving family. My parents both worked fulltime.  My father was an Army Lieutenant in World War II and received a Bronze Star. Following WWII he became a Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff.  My mom was a Registered Nurse. I had a busy childhood and was very involved in Girls Scouts which sparked my love for community involvement and giving back. While attending college and working full time in the Los Angeles County Marshal’s Office, I took a sociology class and the professor mentioned police officers lacked intelligence and were not well educated.

 

It was at that moment I decided to write a paper on “The Educational Background of Police Officers,” and to share the results with my professor. It turned out that many of the Police Officers had a Bachelor’s degree and some held Masters. After I had completed my research, the Sergeant asked me if I was interested in a ride-along. I ended up taking that ride-along on a weeknight that just happened to be Valentine’s Day. That ride-along Officer ended up becoming my husband Dale. We dated for a year and a half and were married in 1975. We have two children, and two grandchildren.

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Through my many years of public service, I have handled tough issues:

  • Affordable Housing

  • Homelessness

  • Solid Waste

  • Water Issues and Rates

  • Hemp Odors

  • Broadband

  • General Plan

  • Parks and Recreation

  • Budgeting

  • City Finances

  • Animal Services

  • Art in Public Places

  • Library

  • Fire challenges

  • Crime

  • Active Adults issues and concerns

  • Economic Development

  • Open Space, Tax Implications

  • Helping residents and businesses navigate the various COVID-19 closures and impacts

  • Sustainability

  • Infrastructure (roads, drainage, streetlights, signal lights, undergrounding utilities, etc.)

  • Lighting and Landscape Districts

  • New Development and Mixed Use

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"I have more regional experience in working in cities than any other candidate. I understand the perspective and relationship between the cities and County on issues or concerns."

-Janice

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Private Sector Experience

I believe my experience in government and my private sector work experience provide me with the foundation necessary to be the very best Supervisor for District 4.

  • LA County Marshal’s Office

  • Family Business in Land Sales

  • Coca-Cola, Customer Service Department

  • Kavlico Corporation, Sales Admin. (Aerospace)

  • Fibermux Corporation, marketing and human resources (telecom)

  • Sourcecom (telecom)

  • Malibu Networks (telecom)

  • Accelerated Networks (telecom)

  • NetworkOmni, Executive Vice President of Human resources (telecom)

  • Comcore Semiconductor (telecom)

Public Sector Experience

  • Mayor of Moorpark

  • Moorpark City Council Member

  • Chair of the Moorpark Planning Commission

  • Chair of the Moorpark Parks & Recreation Commission

  • Advocated for the Ruben Castro Human Services Center which provides resources to people of all ages

  • Chair of the annual rotary 5k/10k Moorpark Mammoth Run

  • Fundraising for charity

  • Public Readings to children at the Library

  • Past Co-Chair of the Moorpark Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club

  • Boys and Girls Club of Moorpark President

  • Past President of the Rotary Club

  • Chair of the City Selection Committee in Ventura County

  • East County Transportation Alliance

  • Ventura County Animal Services Commission

  • Past Board Member of The Economic Development Collaborative Ventura County

  • California League of Cities Board of Directors

  • Past President of the California League of Cities Channel Counties Division

  • Clean Power Alliance Board Member

  • Member and Past Chair of the Ventura Council of Governments (VCOG)

  • Ventura Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) board member for over 15 years

  • LA County Marshal’s Office

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Awards & Recognitions

  • California State Legislature's Woman of the Year (twice)

  • California State Legislature's Outstanding Public Service Award

  • Simi Valley Hospital Foundation Woman of the Year

  • Moorpark Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year

    • Community Service Award

    • Public Servant of the Year Award

    • Visionary Award

  • YMCA Phenomenal Woman Award

  • Rotary Club of Moorpark past President, and Rotarian of the Year in 2016 and 2020. During my service as Club President, the Club received Best Club in District 5240 and Best Medium Club in District 5240