As a mother, former school board member and business leader, Janet Yang Rohr is a committed leader who is fighting to reduce the tax burden facing hard-working families, increase access to healthcare and put the needs of the residents of the 41st House District first and foremost.
Janet is a longtime resident of the Naperville community, where she met her husband Dan. They decided to raise their three kids, Kathryn, Jonny and Miriam, in Naperville because of the strong community.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is currently the Director of Global Data at investment data and research firm, Morningstar in Chicago.
Janet served on the Naperville District 203 School Board from 2017-2021 to ensure that her children and others are provided with opportunities they need to be successful. There, she used her knowledge, background and skills to lower and abate property taxes and debt service levies by millions of dollars, while expanding the early childhood education and other programs that will help all students succeed.
Whether it has been in her current role, on the school board or with other similar organizations, Janet uses her business and finance experience to push forward each group’s goals and missions in measurable ways that use resources wisely.
As state representative, Janet uses her commonsense mindset and drive for practical solutions to get things done on behalf of all community members of the 41st District.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting a School Safety: Behind the Scenes Community Panel on Monday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m. It will be livestreamed from YouTube and will discuss school safety from a variety of perspectives.
Naperville, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is taking National Native American Heritage Month as an opportunity to celebrate the vibrant and diverse cultures of Native Americans.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As a part of her continued efforts to support those suffering with or at risk of diabetes, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is using Diabetes Awareness Month as an opportunity to encourage diabetes screening, management and prevention.
Naperville, Ill. – As part of her ongoing efforts to remain open and accessible to her constituents, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting her monthly Coffee and Conversation event on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is asking residents to consider patronizing local small businesses throughout the community on this upcoming Small Business Saturday.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Local residents are invited to provide feedback and help shape the legislative agenda of state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, by attending one of her upcoming Citizens Advisory Committee meetings.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting a town hall meeting on Wednesday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m. via Facebook Live to discuss updates from the 2021 spring and veto sessions.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will protect the pay and benefits of teachers and non-instructional school staff who follow mandates and guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Naperville, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, in partnership with state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Lombard, and state Sen. Laura Ellman, D-Naperville, will host an Environmental Town Hall to discuss the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act on Tuesday, Nov. 2 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As a part of her efforts to stand up to hate and promote positive social change, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, in partnership with state Sen. Laura Ellman, D-Naperville, will host the Mobile Museum of Tolerance from Monday, Nov. 1 through Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Naperville Public Library – 95th Street.