Dr. Elizabeth Pomeroy (District 5)

  • Portrait of Dr. Elizabeth Pomeroy Elizabeth Pomeroy, a California native, graduated from Stanford University and holds a Ph.D. in English from UCLA. She served on the staff of the Huntington Library for ten years, and also worked at the W.M. Keck Foundation in Los Angeles.

    She has taught English at Pasadena City College for a decade, and earlier taught at UCLA, UC Irvine, and California State University Los Angeles. Her first teaching years were in middle school and high school.

    Living in Pasadena for the past thirty-five years, she has been active in local organizations, serving as Board member of the Pasadena Historical Society, Pasadena Sister Cities Committee, the Sierra Club and other groups. She has served the City of Pasadena as a member of the Recreation and Parks Commission and the Library Commission.

    She is also a writer and contributed a weekly column on historic places entitled “Lost and Found,” for the Pasadena Star-News and San Gabriel Valley Tribune. In the year 2000 she established Many Moons Press, which publishes books on Southern California history and nature. Her most recent book is San Marino: A Centennial History, published by the San Marino Historical Society.

    Dr. Pomeroy notes that her son and daughter got a wonderful start in PUSD schools and she is enthusiastic about focusing her experience and energy on the PUSD of today.