As a Mother of a 23 year old daughter who passed away from a heroin overdose, Jan speaks locally, nationally and worldwide to support drug education and recovery programs.
She has also served as a facilitator of Learn to Cope, a parent support group.
Jan serves on the steering committee of FED UP, a national coalition which fights to end the opioid addiction pandemic and is a member of Team Sharing, a national organization for grieving parents of substance abuse disorder
She serves as a Board Member for Harwich Children’s Fund
Jan retired from teaching math at Monomoy Regional High School, and has a bachelors degree in Physics and masters degree in Math Education