Janette Schimpf works for KUED in the Development department, as the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving. She is responsible for securing funding through annual and planned gifts. Janette has been with KUED since 2010 and was the Foundation and Grants Officer prior to her current position. Before KUED, she worked as a Development Director for Neighborhood House, a Development Director for SPLORE, and a Social Services Worker for other local nonprofits.
Janette’s primary passion and interest is in raising her family. She enjoys being a mother and has a wonderful husband and two adorable girls who are full of life and keep her busy. Whenever she has a moment to herself, she enjoys reading and being in the outdoors. Her favorite PBS programs are Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife, Sherlock and NOVA.