About Jan

Jan moved to the Coachella Valley in 1977. She and husband Brian have raised five children, all of whom attended Palm Desert High School. The children have since graduated from a number of universities including U.C. Santa Barbara, Cal State Fullerton, U.C. Riverside, U.C. Davis, and Cal Poly Pomona.

Jan is also a member of Palm Desert Noon Rotary Club and the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce. In the private sector, Jan works as the manager of a professional office building. Her hobbies include early morning work-outs, hiking desert hillsides, nutrition and cooking, and gardening.  

  • Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) Transportation Committee

  • Coachella Valley Conservation Commission 

  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

    • SCAG First Vice President

    • SCAG Regional Council

    • SCAG Transportation Committee

    • SCAG Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee

    • SCAG Emerging Technology Committee

  • Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) 

    • RCTC Executive Committee

    • RCTC Budget and Implementation Committee

    • RCTC Audit Committee

  • Represents Palm Desert on the Executive Committee of the Visit Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP)

    • CVEP Executive Committee, Chair

  • McCallum Theatre Board Trustee

  • Past President of the Palm Desert High School Foundation

  • Co-President of the Girlfriend Factor

  • Palm Desert Noon Rotary Club

  • Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

Jan's Involvement