Janet was born and raised on Long Island in Farmingdale, NY. She has a degree in Math and English from University at Albany. Janet worked as a Senior Proposal Manager at Northrop Grumman Corp., Senior Aerospace & Defense Contractors Management Consultant for Ernst & Young, and then as an independent consultant for a wide range of government and private contractors. She moved south to Charlottesville in November 2016 and is enjoying all that the area has to offer, especially outdoor activities. Janet has been the Church Administrator at Aldersgate since January 2019, providing support to the ministerial and program staff. She has one daughter, Kyra, who works as an engineer in Portland, OR.