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Janette lives in the central Missouri area and works for the Alzheimer’s Association as their community outreach coordinator. Throughout her career, Janette has worked for the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Family Court Services, and the Missouri Department of Corrections. Janette has been an adjunct professor for 15 years. Her background is in criminal justice, and she currently teaches at the college level. She attained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice administration through Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri, in 2000 and 2002. In 2010, she completed her graduate certificate in geographic information systems where she studied the economic impact of crime and presented at the National Homeland Security Conference. She is currently working on her PhD. in human services and social work with a specialty in military cultures and families. She is focusing on the stigma associated with PTSD and treatment options for emergency personnel and veterans.
Janette has a true desire to assist our emergency personnel, inclusive of law enforcement, first responders, dispatchers, and all who serve to protect others, as well as our service members for what they have sacrificed for us. Janette has always been passionate about our military service members and the men and women in public safety who serve our communities daily, championing many causes that support the ever-growing issues they face. Janette is an avid supporter of the Missouri Patriot Paws and is a part of their Board of Directors. They provide service dogs to veterans and emergency personnel with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Janette has a deep passion for travel, but the Columbia Missouri area will always be her home. Janette and her husband are avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoy riding every chance they can. Janette has two children, one 22, a sophomore at Columbia College majoring in criminal justice, environmental studies and working on his crime scene investigation certificate and a 14-year-old who is starting high school. Janette also has a love of dogs and shares her home with 5 dogs and a poor, lonesome cat. She will always do her best to serve those who have served us.
What I Do
Janette has a true desire to assist our emergency personnel, inclusive of law enforcement, first responders, dispatchers and all who serve to protect others as well as our service members for what they have sacrificed for us.