After having served in the capacity of Board of Trustee for the Riverside Community College District, Janet Green has confirmed her commitment to advocacy by seeking re-election to the board. Green was elected to the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees in 2006 and currently serves as vice president of the Board. She is a former college professor and administrator for San Bernardino Valley College who is interested in improving communication within the college community, fiscal accountability, and ensuring that career tech and transfer education opportunities are available to all community members.
Green has served as chair, president or as a board member on numerous civic and professional organizations including the Board of Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc.; Inland Agency Board of Directors; State Bar Board of Governors; Youth Justice Center; Catholic Charities of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties; NAACP of Riverside County; The Latino Network Association; Youth Justice Center of San Bernardino; San Bernardino Sexual Assault Agency; Child Abuse Center of Riverside; Friends of RCC Forensics; Riverside International Relations Council; and Uptown Kiwanis Club and Rotary East (Riverside). She also has held appointments by the Governor of California to the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee, the State Bar Board of Governance, and the State Bar Foundation. And she served for six years as the only public member on the Judicial Task Force to rewrite the Civil Jury Instructions.
As a community college trustee, Green has continued in leadership roles outside the institution, serving on the Inland Valley Trustees and CEOs Association and the Advisory Committee on Legislation for the Community College League. She recently was appointed to the Athena International Board of Directors, which provides women in leadership programs and support to local Athena chapters across the United States, the United Kingdom, and India.
An avid career tech and business proponent, Green has conducted personnel management seminars in Canada, management and marketing sessions for People’s Republic of China government employees, and management workshops for the Center for Civic Education. She has been recognized as the American Business Woman of the Year and the Air Force Nurse of Western Pennsylvania, was a Riverside Press-Enterprise Caring Nurse Award recipient, and received an Excellence Award from ASRCC. Riverside City College and Norco College students also honored her for service and support to the Career Insight Forum and the Upward Bound Program.
Green is a graduate of the University of Redlands, and earned her master’s degree in Administration of Vocational Education from California State University, Long Beach.