Councilor Janis Jakino is a native New Mexican, raised in Farmington. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Fort Lewis College and an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from San Juan College. Her diverse career experience includes working in law enforcement, real estate, and financial management.
A 2017 graduate of Leadership San Juan, she is a current student of the Leadership New Mexico Government Program. Councilor Jakino is also proud to have earned the designation of Certified Municipal Official after completing the New Mexico Municipal League course and above required hours of community and servant leadership projects.
Councilor Jakino is married to M. Brandon Jakino, CPA, and together, they are dedicated to serving in the community.