Janell Dekowski was hired as the Community Preservation Manager for the City of La Habra in February 2017. Janell has previously worked in the cities of Commerce and Whittier. She has over 15 years of work experience in the areas of Administration, Business Licensing, City Clerk, and Code Enforcement. A majority of her career was spent as a Code Enforcement Officer for the Whittier Police Department. Janell is committed to maintaining and preserving the heritage and integrity of La Habra’s neighborhoods. Her professional philosophy focuses on partnering with community members and leaders to ensure the foundation of meaningful connections with residents and small business owners. Janell holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is an animal lover. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, spending time and traveling with her family.