Jane Brown has been a member of the Cedars Family Association since 2007 and has a son, John, who is a resident at one of Cedars group homes. She previously has served on several boards and chaired many fund raising events including La Vendamia, which was a major fund raiser for Cedars. As a Board member she hopes to be able to contribute some of her expertise. She has a BA in Journalism (advertising) and has worked at the Des Moines Register and Tribune and IBM. She also was co-owner of Suntec Industries. She is now retired and lives in Petaluma with her husband, Patrick.