Janet grew up at Port Stephens and studied at Sussex University where she graduated in International Relations. Janet has held a number of roles with Consolidated Fisheries Limited over the last 24 years, and currently holds the position of General Manager. She was a Member of the Legislative Assembly between 2005 and 2009, and currently sits as a Justice of the Peace. Janet was the very first Management Trainee of FIDC, with then General Manager, Mike Summers. She feels that this opportunity is where her career began. Janet is conscious that as a community we all have a responsibility to contribute to our local institutions with our time and experience, and the core purpose of FIDC, to promote and support the economic development of the Islands, is one that she is very passionate about.