Janet Reed

County Extension Director, Purdue Extension Educator, Lake County, Community Development

Lake County
Janet Reed

Janet M. Reed is the County Extension Director and Community Development Extension Educator for Purdue Extension in Lake County. In addition to Community Development work, she has worked for Purdue Extension for 30-plus years in a variety of Extension Educator roles including 4-H Youth Development and Health & Human Sciences. Her main areas of interest include individual and community wellness programs. Volunteer leadership development, team work, human development and nutrition education have been regular components of her educational efforts.

Janet continues her involvement in the Indiana Extension Educators Association and the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals. She holds a Master’s degree from Purdue University and her B.S. from Indiana State University, both in Consumer and Family Sciences Education.