Janie and her late husband, Keith, are the parents of one son, Daniel. Janie graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor of arts degree in political science, and received her funeral service degree from Mid America College of Funeral Service. She is a funeral director at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Janie is a board member for the Austin Redevelopment Commission, treasurer of the Beta Sigma Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, board member for CASA of Scott County, chairperson of Austin Band Parents Group, and chairperson for Austin Beautification Committee.
She started her service with the Scott County Community Foundation in 2021 as a member of the grants committee.
“I have always admired the work the Community Foundation does and want to help improve our community through its programs,” said Janie.