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  • Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy

  • Served in the Air Force as a Bioenvironmental Engineer

  • Protected workers, residents and the environment from a wide variety of chemical, biological and radioactive hazards

  • Recognized for excellence in ability to listen and incorporate community concerns into safety action plans


  • Performed environmental impact analysis

  • Led community outreach for complex aviation construction and air space projects

  • Managed millions of tax dollars for environmental protection projects

  • Utilized out of the box problem-solving techniques

  • Unified diverse entities for positive solutions: FAA management, unions, major US airlines, the National Parks Dept., Tribal Nation Leaders, State Historic Preservation Offices, Dept. Of Ecology, US and State Fish and Wildlife Departments and residents among others

  • Minimized environmental impacts of airplane noise to sensitive areas

  • Environmental representative on flight path modernization team reducing carbon emissions by hundreds of thousands of tons


  • Proprietor of Alternative Health and Wellness Facility

  • Equipment sales and maintenance

  • Employs up to 6 employees


  • Board of Directors for the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

  • Edmonds Tree Board Chair

  • American Legion Post 227

  • Former Sno-King Youth Soccer Coach

  • Former School Volunteer / Math Coach

Janelle grew up in the Pacific Northwest and is a mother, wife, veteran and Edmonds small business owner with a degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. Janelle and her husband, Chris, live in Edmonds where they raised both their children, Amelia and Keegan. Amelia is serving our country while attending the US Air Force Academy and Keegan is attending college locally. Chris is a rocket scientist, working in the aerospace industry.

Janelle serves the community on the Edmonds Tree Board and on the Board of Directors of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. She participates regularly in local political and community events. Janelle and her family enjoy playing sports, camping, hiking, sailing, fishing and enjoying the beautiful environment the Northwest has to offer.