Janice is the Administrative Assistant at Milan Free Methodist. Janice, born and raised in south eastern Michigan, joined the US Navy Music Program after completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education at Eastern Michigan University. After tours in Italy and Japan, Janice married Russ Shank, also a Navy Music veteran, while working at Navy Band New Orleans. Their daughter, Skyler, was born while serving at the band in Newport RI, and Janice separated from the Navy to be a stay-at-home mom at her new home in Virginia. After many years away from Michigan, she and Russ decided to move back to Michigan to be closer to Janice’s family. She enjoys playing & listening to music, running, cooking & baking for family & friends, and reading.