Janie resides in southern Indiana and has actively worked in volunteer programs for many years, including the Prayer Blanket Ministry and The Silver Star Families of America. Her father is an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
Supporting our armed forces and the wounded of our armed forces by volunteering to personally deliver Silver Star Banners and Prayer Blankets, Janie has also visited Walter Reed and Bethesda hospitals to aid and comfort our wounded. She is active in counseling members who are troubled and caring for those in need. Janie is also an experienced web master and runs The Silver Star Families of America Web site, as well as being Padre and Vice President of that organisation.