Janine joined the Admission Office in 2015. In addition to her work in the Admission Office, Janine serves as Harvard-Westlake's first Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Prior to Harvard-Westlake, she worked as a lawyer at several large law firms, served as Senior Advisor/Deputy Legal Counsel to former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, and taught several law school courses at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Capital University Law School. For the admission side of her work, Janine works closely with prospective families throughout the application process, conducts applicant interviews frequently, and sits on the school's admission committees.
Janine's husband, Chris, is an Upper School Dean/Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach and they have two daughters, Taylor, a 2018 graduate of Harvard-Westlake, and Avery, a current student.