ABOUT ME

Hi, I'm Janet

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ABOUT ME:

Profession
  • Owner/Operator: Healthy Alliances Matter Consulting

  • Parish Community Health Coordinator

  • Retired Director of Rehabilitation
     

Family
  • Caregiver for aging parent

  • Two adult children, nine grandchildren
     

Length of Duluth Residency
  • Since 1968

  • Western Duluth since 1973
     

City Commission
  • City of Duluth Planning Commission, 2015 – 01/2020

  • Planning Commission President, 2019 – 2020

  • Vision Committee Member Imagine Duluth 2035 Comprehensive Plan

  • Crowd Control Police Protective Gear Policy Working Group
     

Education
  • Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Major: Health and Human Services, University of Superior Wisconsin

  • Associate of Art:Liberal Arts/Associate in Science:Corrections, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

  • Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapy Assistant, Duluth Technical College (Lake Superior College)

  • National Empowering Women Leadership Development Institute

  • Conflict Resolution and Civil Mediation Training
     

Other Affiliations
  • RiverFront Community Development, President

  • National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health Cohort 9 Fellow: Bridging Health Duluth

  • St Louis County Public Health and Human Services Advisory Committee, 3rd District

  • Duluth Branch NAACP 1st Vice-President, Health & Environmental Equity Chair

  • Cross Cultural Alliance of Duluth

  • Duluth League of Women Voters

  • Health in All Policies Campaign

  • West Duluth Business and Civic Association (West Duluth Business Club)

MISSION STATEMENT

We can make a difference together.

COMMUNITY-CENTERED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

I will actively support and promote business growth that creates jobs in Western Duluth and across our city by building solutions, focusing on priorities and directing action.

HEALTH DISPARITIES

I will continue working on the social, economic, and environmental health disparities based on zip codes in collaboration with local and state partnerships that I have built. 

 

VIBRANT NEIGHBORHOODS

I will advocate for strong neighborhoods to enrich children, families, and individuals living in Western Duluth. Building vibrant neighborhoods with places to live, work and play.

 

TRANSPORTATION

I will support initiatives for improving aging infrastructure, roads, and streets, as well as

increasing transportation connectivity, improving quality of life and safety for all.