Picture of Janice, Rick, Victoria and Kirsten sitting on grass
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About Rick

Image of G. Rick Marshall during Voter Forum

G. Rick Marshall is the Chief Financial officer of California Taxpayers Action Network (CalTAN), a state-wide, all-volunteer, non-profit dedicated to fiscal responsibility, the rule of law, and transparency in government.

G. Rick Marshall serves on the City of Torrance Planning Commission. He previously served four years on the City of Torrance Water Commission. He has raised money for Muscular Dystrophy, delivered presents to children of prisoners at Christmas time with Project Angel Tree, and mentored young men and women through Junior Achievement.

Muscular Dystrophy Lockup Logo

G. Rick Marshall serves on the City of Torrance Planning Commission. He previously served four years on the City of Torrance Water Commission. He has raised money for Muscular Dystrophy, delivered presents to children of prisoners at Christmas time with Project Angel Tree, and mentored young men and women through Junior Achievement.

G. Rick Marshall currently works in the Information Technology Department at a major Southern California academic medical center. He helps train the next generation of doctors and nurses in Medical Information Technology assisting them with the clinical information they need to serve and heal their patients.

Rick and Janice at home

Rick and his wife Janice have owned their home in Los Angeles County since 1998. The Marshalls have hosted Japanese and Chinese exchange students for many years. Janice is a 9th grade tutor with Classical Conversations instructing her students in the classics of the Western Canon.  Kirsten, their oldest daughter, is a member of Instruments Ballet Company in Portland, OR. She has traveled the world including living in India where she taught ballet in a girl’s orphanage. Victoria attends Hillsdale College where she writes for the college newspaper when she isn’t studying.

In 2006, Rick and Janice purchased a coin-operated laundry in Long Beach. They first learned about the sales tax permits issued by the Board of Equalization. He paid quarterly sales taxes on the laundry vending sales and filed annual returns. When they sold the business in 2009, a sizable chunk went to the State Board of Equalization.

Rick, Janice and Victoria with Chinese exchange students visiting Los Angeles
Two of many exchange students we have hosted.

From 1992 until 2012, G. Rick Marshall ran his own computer consulting firm specializing in custom desktop database applications and Microsoft Office customization. His small business clients served such industries as banking, automotive repair, bindery, and postal mail preparation, and real estate.

From 1984 until 1992, Marshall worked for CCH Computax, the largest tax return preparation company at the time. He modified computer programs to calculate tax returns for both Federal and State income tax returns, including California with special emphasis on corporate and partnership tax returns.

G. Rick Marshall is recognized as a taxpayer advocate and endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. He is a strong supporter of Proposition 13. If elected Rick will be the taxpayer’s voice on the Board of Equalization to ensure  resources are not wasted, taxpayers are not wrongly taxed, and taxpayers get the benefit of the doubt.

Logo of Sterling College

Marshall has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sterling College in Business Administration. He grew up on a farm where he learned the value of hard work, a dollar earned and a day’s labor faithfully delivered.