Janice Roberts, Acting Chairperson

Janice Roberts is retired from PepsiCo, where she was employed for ten years as Senior Manager of Economic Development, responsible for securing global tax, environmental and training incentives. Ms. Roberts joined Frito-Lay in 1996, serving as California Manufacturing Department Manager. From 1995 to 1996, she served as California Manufacturing Department Manager for Anheuser-Busch, Eagle Snacks. Ms. Roberts was also Operations Manufacturing Manager for Sequoia Forest Industries, located in California, where she served from 1973 to 1995. Janice Roberts earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis and OSHA Safety Certifications from the University of California, San Diego. Ms. Roberts earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis on Organizational Development from Brandman University. She was appointed to the Panel by the Governor in 2005, and at the April 2013 Panel meeting, Janice was appointed to Vice Chair of the Panel.