The daughter of teachers, Janelle believes that education is the key to a better, safer world. As a young woman, she earned scholarships and put herself through school, obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and her Master's degree in Business Administration.
Janelle and her husband, Mark, live in Happy Valley with their four children. Janelle operates her family's small business, running two restaurants in our community. In her restaurants, Janelle enjoys mentoring her employees, providing scholarships to continue their education, and encouraging them to dream big.
Janelle's work has always been about reaching out and helping people get ahead. As your representative, she'll work hard, just like she's been doing for more than a decade in our community. You can count on Janelle to find innovative funding solutions for our public schools, so every Oregon student has the chance to turn big dreams in to reality. She'll work for safe neighborhoods and smart development, keeping our communities intact and our quality of life high. And Janelle will work to level the playing field, so hard working Oregon families and small businesses have a fair shot at getting ahead.