The City of Peru, Indiana

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Janice Languel

Councilwoman At-Large
Janice Languel
  • Physical Address
    354 W 12th St
    Peru, IN 46970
Primary Department: City Council

Professional Profile

When were you first elected?

November 2003

What other Community organizations or boards do you currently serve?

Peru First Baptist Church, Miami County Republican Women's Club

Provide a brief professional Summary that includes your experience.

Teacher at Converse Elementary School 1970-1997, Adjunct Professor at IUK 1997-2004, appointed to Complete the term of a City Councilman in 2002, elected to the city Council in 2003, Peru Planning Commission 2011-2014. As a Councilwoman, I serve as a liaison to the Peru Utility Board, MCEDA and Peru Board of Works

Provide a brief personal Summary (can include information about family, hobbies, etc).

Born in Peru; grew up in Bloomfield area; attended Peru High School; GED in 1966; BS from Marion College(now Indiana Wesleyan University) in 1970; MS from Ball State University in 1975

My husband, Tom, and I have been married for 25 years. I have three grown children and their spouses: Victor(Patty) Short; Theresa (Henry) Edwards; and Tony (Michelle) Short. I also have a step-son, Thomas Languell. In addition, I have 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

We enjoy attending the football, baseball and basketball games of the great-grandchildren. Reading, doing Sudoku puzzles and crossword puzzles are my favorite pastimes.

We also like to travel to Florida to visit my son and his family as often as we can.