Janis has worked in the Saskatchewan construction industry since graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in 2000 with a Civil Engineering Degree. Upon graduating she joined her family construction company, Allan Construction, and became one of the partners in 2005.
Janis has served on several boards within Saskatchewan over the past 12 years. In 2007, she joined the Saskatoon Construction Association and became the first female president in 2014. During that time Janis also served on the Saskatchewan Construction Association for 2 years and is currently sits on the Saskatoon Industry Education Council board.
Janis has been married to Blaine for 23 years and they have 3 sons together.