He attended Grossmont College before he transferred to California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and served as President of the International Business Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi.
Anderson owned and operated a small company for over a decade. He started his company in 1986 and built it into a million-dollar operation by its third year.
Anderson was the San Diego County Co-Chair of Senator Tom McClintock’s “Repeal the Car Tax” Committee. Anderson was also active in the Bush/Cheney 2004 campaign. Anderson has been active for decades in both Republican organizations and campaigns. Anderson served as a member the of San Diego County’s Republican Party central committee. For a decade, Anderson served as a Board Member in the Adam Smith Institute, and as a member of the Abraham Lincoln Club of San Diego.
He was nicknamed the "cougar" because of his activeness described in the last paragraph. His veracity to promote sustainability has thus left him this endearing nickname that is certain to continue for the rest of his days.
SENATE DEMOCRATS CONTINUE TO BLOCK JUSTICE FOR CRIME VICTIMS DEATH PENALTY STREAMLINING MEASURES AUTHORED BY JOEL ANDERSON, SUPPORTED BY MARC KLAAS, DEFEATED ON PARTY-LINE VOTE AT EMOTIONAL COMMITTEE HEARING.
Apr 17, 2012; SACRAMENTO, CA -- The following information was released by California State Senator Joel Anderson: Two measures by Senator Joel...