Micheal Goodland

Micheal GoodlandMicheal Goodland, Council Member

Term: 4 Years
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Biography

  • Grew up in Highland Park, Los Angeles
  • Graduated from Baldwin Park High School, 1962

Work Experience

  • Worked in Tool and Die trade until 1965
  • U.S. Army, 1965 to 1971
    • Korea, 1965 to 1968; Vietnam, 1968 to 1969; Germany, 1969 to 1970; Korea, 1970 to 1971
  • Worked for City of West Covina Police Department, 1971 to 1993
    • Served in the capacity as:
      • 1st Aid training instructor
      • Detective
      • Founder of the Peer Support Counseling Group
      • Motor officer
      • Patrolman
      • SWAT member
  • Taught Computer Science, 1994 to 2000
    • Wrote computer technology curriculum for newly incorporated IT school
  • Graduated from Cal Baptist University 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree
  • Supervisor for U.S. Decennial Census, 2008 to 2010

Boards & Committees

  • Elected to Jurupa Valley City Council, 2011 to 2015
  • City representative for Western Riverside Counsel of Governments
  • Represented WRCOG at Southern California Association of Governments
  • Reelected to the Jurupa Valley City Council in the 2016 General Election.

Community Volunteer

  • Assistant Scout Master for By Scouts of America, 1990 to 1996
  • Healthy Jurupa Valley, 2011 to Present
  • Habitat 4 Humanity Board of Directors, January 2016 to Present
  • A Fellow with Center for Civic Policy and Leadership

Personal Life

Micheal is married to Lorraine, for 39 years, has 3 sons', all of whom graduated from Jurupa Valley High School and are married with children. Micheal and his family are Born Again believers, and attend a non-denominational Christian Church, and have lived in Jurupa Valley (Mira Loma) for 37 years.