City Selection Committee
Human Resources Manager
Since joining the City of Garden Grove in 2001, Jany started as a Recruiter and moved up the ranks to Senior Human Resources Analyst, Recruitment and Compensation Supervisor and is now currently the Human Resources Manager for the City of Garden Grove, California. Jany is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of a full service City’s Human Resources Department including Police, while performing variety of personnel administrative functions including labor relations.
In addition, to foster a better relationship, Jany has served as a “bridge” between the Korean –American and other communities in O.C. to accomplish many projections, including obtaining a resolution from G.G. City Council designating a “Korean Business District” on Garden Grove Blvd between Beach Blvd & Brookhurst Blvd; obtaining a resolution in support of US Korea FTA from the County Board of Supervisor’s; and organizing a first joint KA Chamber and Vietnamese Chamber SBA Loan Fair in Garden Grove; and she has led many delegations of elected officials to Korea for cultural understanding and business advancement to name a few. Jany also has served on numerous boards including as founding member of the Korean American Day, president of the Korean American Coalition – Orange County and KOWIN (Korean Overseas Women in Network). Jany’s keen interest in the current affairs issues, as well as her extensive contacts with the community organizations and leaders – attributed to her many years of public relations activities
Jany is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, earning a BA degree in U. S History and a Master of Public Administration Candidate from California State University, Fullerton. She is also a member of the NetKAL Fellowship Program, Organized by the Center for Asian Pacific Leadership at the University of Southern California, NetKAL Fellowship Program is a six month series of intensive monthly weekend leadership workshops featuring innovative educators, inspiring speakers, and invigorating discussions with fellow Fellows who are passionate about creating change through civic leadership. Jany also holds CALPELRA Labor Relations Academy Master Certificate and has held various Officer positions within the Orange County Human Resources Consortium (OC-HRC).