Janice joins KMKNO as the Executive Director. Originally from Indian Brook First Nation, Janice grew up in Montreal, Quebec, and graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. After her undergrad, Janice returned to Nova Scotia ot attend law school at Dalhousie University, graduating in 1994.
Janice has worked for the NS Legal Aid, private practice Melnick Doll and Condran, the NS Native Women’s Association and the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq where she helped develop the Mi’kmaq Legal Support Network and Mi’kmaq Will Kits.
Janice is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society and currently sits on the Society’s Race Relations Committee (2004 – present).
Today Janice lives in Millbrook with her husband, Michael and three sons, Waylon, Jaxon and Luc.