As a high school principal, Jana works with inner-city youth and serves the community of Syracuse. She has been a school administrator for ten years. Prior to that she worked as a music teacher for ten years, working with all grade levels, k-12.

Jana has seen how the decisions made at a county level affect the lives not only of her, and her family, but also her students, parents and the community at large.

Jana grew up in Liverpool and decided to make it home to her family. She lives in Liverpool with her husband, Robert, 16 year old daughter, Lydia and 13 year old son, Grant.