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Jane W. Carney Print E-mail

Jane Carney was elected to the board in January 2006. She practiced law for more than 30 years in the corporate and business arena. Carney has lived in Riverside since 1977 and has been active in a wide variety of civic and community affairs. She served from 2000 through 2012 as a member of the Governing Board for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, to which she was appointed by the California State Senate's Rules Committee. She is currently a member of the Vestry of All Saints Episcopal Church in Riverside, CA and serves on the board of directors of the Civil Rights Institute of Riverside, and of the California Housing Foundation, and of Riverside Repertory Theater. Carney is also currently serving as the Board Chair of Path of Life Enterprises. Carney also served as President of the Monday Morning Group of Western Riverside County, a group of civic leaders; as a trustee of Riverside Community College; and as President of the Citizens University Committee. She has also chaired Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge's Action Task Force for Good Jobs, and co-chaired the fundraising campaign for United Way of the Inland Valleys. Carney is a past President of the Riverside Downtown Association and of the Riverside County Bar Association, and was instrumental in the successful effort to locate a federal district court in the Riverside/San Bernardino region. She has received numerous awards, including Citizen of the Year from the Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce, Woman of Achievement Award from the Black Voice News, and a Woman of the Year award from the California State Senate. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Carney received her law degree from the University of California, Davis, where she was also elected to the Order of the Coif.

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