Janette was born in Bend, Oregon, grew up in Eugene and moved to Portland in 1991 to attend college. After moving to other states and across the Atlantic, Janette found herself back in Oregon in 2008. Janette attributes her confidence and independence, as well a sense of wonder and adventure from the time she spent at summer camps as a youth. For a short while she was a Camp Fire kid too!
Over the past 27 years Janette has worked in various roles at three camps with a handful of years teaching elementary and middle school aged children. Most recently, for the last 10 years she’s been working at Camp Westwind in Oregon as the Program Director
Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a minor in Social Sciences from Concordia University.