Jan started volunteering with Critter Care in 1997 after attending a volunteer recruitment and cuddling three baby raccoons. She has been involved with theanimals ever since–serving as a yearly foster mom to groups of baby raccoons. She joined the board as treasurer in 2007.
Jan holds both Bachelor of Home Economics and Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA, CMA) degrees. She worked as an accountant for a large ladies garment manufacturer and wholesaler–with promotions to Controller, CFO and finally COO of the company.
She retired in 2011. Jan’s free time is spent caring for fostered wild animals and a menagerie of pets– which include horses, dogs, Flemish rabbits and chickens. She enjoys gardening, numerous crafts, horseback riding, spending time with friends and hereight grandchildren. The raccoons remain her favorite wild animal.