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Policy Innovation After Disasters

Event Information

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Policy Innovation After Disasters

About this Event

The Honorable Jan Harnik (Councilmember, City of Palm Desert) will talk about "Policy Innovation After Disasters" in this installment of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series.

The discussion will center around an article from The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/10/how-disaster-shaped.... We encourage you to read the article before the webinar.

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About the speaker

The Honorable Jan Harnik

Councilmember @ City of Palm Desert

Jan Harnik was elected to the Palm Desert City Council in 2010 and has twice served as Mayor. Complementing her service on the Council, Jan serves on the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) Transportation Committee and on the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission. Additionally, she is Second Vice President of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), serving on SCAG’s Regional Council, Transportation Committee, Audit Committee, Executive Administration Committee, and Legislative/Communications and Membership Committee. Jan also serves on the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) as First Vice-Chair and on the Commission’s Executive Committee.

Read the rest of her bio at: https://www.cityofpalmdesert.org/our-city/mayor-and-city-council-/meet-y....


Contact Information

UCR School of Public Policy