Janette grew up on her family’s dairy farm in Middle Musquodoboit, NS. She was an avid 4-H member and involved in the family farm, so it was fitting that she found her way to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College to study Agricultural Business. She graduated from NSAC in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Agricultural Business. After graduation Janette worked for the NS Department of agriculture as a Marketing Research Assistant, Agricultural Awareness Assistant, and Agriculture and 4-H Leadership Coordinator. Janette has also worked with the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture as an Environmental Farm Plan Coordinator. She became a Professional Agrologist in 2011 was awarded Outstanding Young Agrologist in 2015 and currently serves on the Program Committee after many years of serving on Council. Janette found her way to Agri-Futures, initially as a Director representing Young Farmers and now as the Executive Director.