Affiliations / Volunteer Activities


National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)

Member since 2000

Boston Bar Association

Premier Member

Section Member: College & University, Employment, Tax-Exempt Sections

Steering Committee Member, College & University Section, 2002-2018

Past Co-Chair, College & University Section

New England Labor Council

NELC is an association of in-house employment counsel for global corporations and non-profits which have a presence in New England.

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Janet has earned a certification in U.S. privacy law (CIPP/US). 

New York State Bar Association

Member, Labor & Employment Section; Solo & Small Practice Advisory Panel 

Vermont Bar Association

Member, Labor & Employment Section

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NACUANOTES Editorial Board Member, 2019-to present

NACUANOTES are electronic bulletins (including links to practice resources) of recent important developments in higher education law or of common and recurring issues in higher education law practice.  They are available to NACUA members.

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) & New England AHEAD


Educause is a nonprofit association and the largest community of technology, academic, industry, & campus leaders advancing higher education through the use of IT. 

Journal of College and University Law (JCUL), Advisory Committee

JCUL is a peer-reviewed law journal focused on college and university law.  Janet has served as an advisory committee and/or editorial board member, 2006-2019.  

Cornell University Alumni Admissions Ambassador, 1987-present

Board Member, Reading Education Foundation, 2014-2016

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Boston College Law School mentor and past supervisor for Semester-in-Practice Program

Middle School Principal Screening Committee, 2016

School Council member at high school, middle school, and elementary levels, 2011-16