Janae is currently a law student at Thompson Rivers University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in geography with a concentration in planning and a master’s degree in community planning. Janae has spent several years working in local government in planning and economic development. In her roles, she has worked on a variety of economic strategies, organized and facilitated community engagement initiatives, provided technical planning advice, and processed land use applications. Her education and work experience has provided a valuable foundation for local government procedures and influenced her decision to pursue a career in municipal law.
Janae volunteers with Pro Bono Students Canada where she has been working with Kamloops Immigration Services to draft accessible information related to City Bylaws. She volunteers with local organizations as a member of the TRU Law Human Rights Club and remains actively involved in the planning profession.