Vote for Janice Elliott for Upland city council, November 8, 2016

About Janice Elliot

University of Laverne, Laverne, CA Received multiple subject teaching credential

Claremont School of Theology 1993 to 1994 • Ethics • Claremont, California, studied philosophy and ethics

USC Class of 1990 • graduated with a Masters of Business Taxation

California State University, Fullerton Class of 1977 • Accounting/business • Fullerton, California

  Experience



Elementary School Teacher Primary Grade Teacher • September 1997 to May 22, 2015 Grades 1-3

Certified Public Accountant • 1985 to 1997 specialized in tax

Tax instructor at California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1991

Pet Stores Sales Associate • Tustin, California Worked my way through high school and college during the late '60s through the mid '70s

Barnett Realtors Real Estate Salesperson • Wenatchee, Washington during the late ‘70s, early ‘80’s Sole practitioner with my own practice in Claremont, CA
Senior tax consultant with Ernst & Winney, Los Angeles, CA



Courtroom Bailiff at the Chelan County Superior Court in • Wenatchee, Washington Six-month appointment in the late '70's.

 

Executive board experience:

Etiwanda Teachers Association, treasurer

Etiwanda Teachers' Association negotiation team for two years

Friends of Upland Animal Shelter treasurer and board member 2013-2015

Professional skills:

Negotiating, teaching, networking, problem solving, communications

..A few Endorsements

   Volunteer experience:

Worked at Fairview State Mental Hospital the summer of '68.
Offered shelter for victims of domestic violence in Wenatchee, WA
Served on the finance committees at the Claremont United Church of Christ and Pilgrim Place in the early 90s
Hospice worker with Inland Valley Hospice for about a year in the early 90s.
Started and chaired the Native Plant Gardening Club at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens around 2005
Volunteer at the Upland Animal Shelter from 2012-2015
Volunteer at Priceless Pets Rescue from 2016 - present Executive board experience:
Claremont Natural Food Co-operative Treasurer, 1985-1988
Etiwanda Teachers Association treasurer for two terms while I was a teacher.
Etiwanda Teachers' Association negotiation team for two difficult contract years
Friends of Upland Animal Shelter treasurer and board member 2013-2015

  Accomplishments

Worked my way through high school and college at various pet and liquor stores after my dad died.

Passed 4 out of 5 parts of the CPA exam the first time I took it.

Survived two years as a Senior Tax Consultant at the Los Angeles office of Ernst & Whinny

Completed the Coast-to-Coast walk across England (200+ miles) and gained 15 pounds

Backpacked the entire 240 mile John Muir Trail in 17 days

Backed 100 trail-less miles of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska

Cared for orphaned and injured opossums for six years as a licensed wildlife rehabilitator for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Designed and installed our award-winning native plant garden in the home where we now live.