Janet is a cradle Disciple. She was ordained by her home congregation of First Christian Church of Lancaster, Texas in 1988 after attending TCU for her undergraduate and Duke Divinity School for her master’s of divinity.
For almost 20 years she served as a hospital and hospice chaplain. She was on the faculty of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and served as executive vice president for Disciples Church Extension Fund and Hope Partnership. Most recently, she served as the executive director for EarthShare of Texas, The Environmental Fund for Texas.
Janet is the proud mother of three wonderful young men; Austin, Benjamin, and Nico.