It is my privilege and honor to announce that I am running for re-election as your representative of Upland’s District 2.   I have been diligent in my efforts since my election to the Upland City Council in 2016 to hear what matters to you and put our city on a course to improved prosperity and overall improved quality of life.  If you are interested in supporting my candidacy, I sincerely thank you

What Janice Stands For

  • Improving Upland’s stability by making informed and careful financial decisions
  • Involvement in and promoting efforts that improve the safety, beauty, and quality of life of Upland residents
  • Supporting the revitalization of downtown Upland by encouraging policies and efforts to attract desirable businesses to our community and assisting the efforts of the Historic Downtown Upland business owners.
  • Maintaining well-researched and objective positions on Upland issues through open communication efforts.
  • Respectful and transparent communication 

Upland City council committees and positions:

2018 Mayor Pro Tem

Chair, Finance Committee 2018-present

Public Safety Committee 2018-present

West End Consolidated Water Company Board member 2020- present

Upland public library board advisory member: 2020 – present

West Valley Mosquito and Vector board member: 2018 – 2020

Upland’s voting delegate at the 2019 and 2022 Southern California Association of Government’s regional and general conference


  • Masters degree in Business Taxation from USC 
  • BA degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from Cal State Fullerton
  • Multi-subject teaching credential, University of La Verne
  • Claremont School of Theology coursework towards a Masters of Divinity

Other past Executive Board Experience:

Friends of Upland Animal Shelter,

Claremont United Church of Christ congregational board of Finance, 

Pilgrim Place Board of Finance

Work experience:

Elementary school teacher working at the Etiwanda School district 1996-2015

Certified public accountant, various firms including Ernst & Whinney 1980-1996