Jana lives in Richmond with her husband, first grade son, and golden retriever
Jana grew up in Fair Haven, VT, a rural town in Rutland County. She is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Her public service career began at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office before she moved back home to Vermont in 2009. Jana spent four and a half years working in Montpelier for the Vermont Attorney General’s Office in the Civil Litigation division. She completed the Vermont Leadership Institute program run by the Snelling Center for Government in 2013.
Jana joined the nonprofit sector in 2014 and currently works as the Program Manager at the Children’s Literacy Foundation, a nonprofit focused on providing literacy programming and books to economically disadvantaged children and families throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. After working in the early childhood field for a few years she completed the Vermont Early Childhood Leadership Institute run by the Snelling Center for Government in 2017. Issues impacting children and families in Vermont such as food insecurity, lack of affordable high quality childcare, and school equity issues have inspired her to run for office.
Jana completed the Emerge Vermont training program for Democratic women in 2018 and was she was elected as a trustee of the Richmond Free Library in March 2018. She is a member of the Richmond Democratic Caucus. She serves the Richmond community as a board member for Our Community Cares Camp.
Jana lives in Richmond with her husband, first grade son, and golden retriever. She is a long-time volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House in Burlington. She also enjoys hiking, skiing, and being out on the water in the summer time.
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It’s an honor to serve as your State Representative and our community’s voice in Montpelier. The 2021 session is certainly one for the record books, both in terms of legislative business conducted via Zoom and the vast infusion of federal aid that has come to Vermont...
Jana Brown has announced her candidacy for the Vermont House of Representatives representing Richmond. She currently serves Richmond as a Richmond Free Library Trustee, a board member of Our Community Cares Camp, and is a member of the Richmond Democratic Caucus.