Julia Quinlan, Co-Founder of Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice and Chairman of the Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation Governing Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Janice Stevens to the Governing Board.
Prior to moving to New Jersey 21 years ago, Janice worked for a large law firm as a paralegal dealing with worker’s compensation cases and insurance defense. For the last 20 years, she has worked for Sparta Township in various capacities with her main focus in Land Use. She is currently the Zoning Coordinator and Code Enforcement Official. She also works closely with the Township’s Economic Development Committee, Environmental Commission and Green Team. She was instrumental in helping bring Sparta to a Bronze Level in the Sustainable Jersey program and has kept the Bronze Certification active for the past 8 years.
Throughout her time in Sparta, she has volunteered as a Sunday school teacher at First Presbyterian Church for over 7 years and was an Ambassador for the Newton Medical Center “Year of Women’s Health” campaign. She also serves on the Karen Ann Quinlan Fashion Show Committee and has helped with the Tour De Farm, Wine and Cheese event and Sparta Farmers Market.
Stevens was recently recognized at the 24th Annual Sussex County Tribute to Women Award Luncheon by the Boy Scouts of America for her commitment to serving the community.
The Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice is a not-for-profit organization which provides a full continuum of high-quality medical, emotional and spiritual services to hospice patients, their family members and the community.