Janis brings with her more than a decade of experience with a large, independently owned pest management company as the staff entomologist and technical director as well as several years of research and pesticide education experience. Janis completed a BS, MS and her Ph.D. in Entomology all at Texas A&M University, with a focus in Urban Entomology. Her research and interests include social insects, especially ants, as well as foraging and feeding preferences of insects. Janis holds and maintains her accreditation as a Board-Certified Entomologist and has been a licensed structural pesticide applicator since 2000 in pest control, termite control, lawn and ornamental pest control, and weed control.
In her role with CSI she works with industry researchers for product efficacy trails, supports the CSI sales and marketing teams, and supports the pest management industry on behalf of CSI.