Janet A. Barek

Janet is running for Board of County Commissioner District #3 because she sees a need for change in local government. She regularly attends and participates in the bimonthly Board meetings.

Her goal is for the county to focus on the following needs

Janet is known for speaking up for the common person. The local newspaper has named her the “Government Watchdog”. This is a title she is proud to claim.

Over time, since 2010, Janet has attended hundreds of Board of County Commissioner meetings. She comes prepared for each meeting by reading the agenda and the backups which are available to her online.

Janet does not sit back. She is involved in many civic organizations throughout Citrus County

Janet educational background

Janet and Paul married while she attended college. They were blessed with three children, Karen, Paul, and Jennifer. They have 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

From the day she started college Janet was active on campus. Freshman year she ran and was elected Student Government Association Representative. She was also elected and served as the Freshman class secretary.

Sophomore year she was elected by the entire student body as SGA recording secretary. Her college activities included working at the campus bookstore, working in the audio department of the library, baking in the school cafeteria, joining a local sorority, attending, and volunteering for sports functions just to name a few of her many organizations. These activities gave her a well-rounded education and social life and a desire to help others.

Janet is not afraid of working hard for her community. If elected, she will work hard for every citizen in Citrus County!