Elected/Appointed Date(s): 1999-2010; 2018-present
Board Secretary Jan Bissell has served on the Valley-Wide Board of Directors for more than 12 years over two terms. A resident of Hemet, Mr. Bissell is a retired insurance executive and longtime coach and athletic game official. He has been a resident of the San Jacinto Valley since 1959 and has been involved with Valley-Wide Recreation since 1975 as a volunteer, coach, employee and Board Member. Mr. Bissell has been a Ramona Pageant volunteer for 40 years. He also has served as a school board member for Baptist Christian School and on the trustee board for Cornerstone Church in Hemet for six years. He has coached high school girls’ basketball in Hemet for the past five years. Director Bissell attended Mt San Jacinto College for two years and earned an AA degree in 1970. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Brigham Young University in 1974. He was a member of the California Air National Guard for seven years.