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Staff Spotlight: Janet Rising – Assistant Controller – Meridian

Before working at The Idaho Foodbank, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

My first career was as a mechanical drafter for a reverse osmosis company right out of high school. That career was not my destiny, but I did get a scholarship from Women in Construction for future schooling.

What is your WHY, why do you work at The Idaho Foodbank?

To help people that are not as fortunate as myself.

Do you have a favorite quote?

You are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. (A.A. Milne)

What is on your bucket list?

To travel to all the National Parks.

What TV show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love?

Any British murder mystery!