Janet has served as Grant Program Assessment Manager for Foundations of East Chicago for over 16 years. She holds a Master’s degree in Science Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. Janet stays active in the community with her involvement in the Down Syndrome Association and the East Chicago Education Foundation as well as being active in two ministries at her church – Environmental and Hospitality. She was born and raised in East Chicago, Indiana and currently resides in Schererville with her husband and two daughters. She aspires to make a positive change for people with disabilities so that one day they will be treated as equals in our society.