If anyone ever thought volunteering for the local PTA was "inconsequential women's work," they'd be wrong. Anaheim's Jan Harp Domene was national president of the PTA and a powerful voice for children in the state of CA and across the nation. She gave of herself selflessly so children could receive the best possible public education, and had the ear of legislators, principals, teachers, and community members who respected her advocacy and experience in school communities. Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Jan Domene epitomized that spirit.
700 honor mom who rose to national PTA boss
Jan Harp Domene, who rose from "hamburger chairman" at an Anaheim elementary school to become national president of the Parent Teacher Association in 2007, was remembered Saturday as a tireless advocate for children across the country who never forgot about her roots in Orange County. An overflow c…