Director of Spiritual Life
Student Service Administration
Office Location: Shaw Center LL7D
Jan is the Director of Global Peace and Spirituality at Westminster College, an educator and social activist. She served as the founding chairperson of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable and co chair of the Chaplain’s Committee for the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Organizing Committee and continued in that role for 5 years Continuing with that organization, she is now serving as Vice Chair. She has served on the board of the North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) as their secretary, the Utah State Martin Luther King Human Rights Commission, and Co Chaired the Salt Lake Institute for the Healing of Racism. She has been an educator of religious and spiritual topics within the Bahai Faith community, for the Utah Humanities Council, various universities, and at conferences such as the 2004, 2015, and 2018 Parliaments of World Religions in Barcelona Spain, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA and Toronto, Canada. Presented at the 2012 Global Conference of Chaplains in Higher Education at Yale University and many NASPA conferences. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Health Education from the University of Utah and a Masters Degree in Conflict Resolution from Landegg International University in Switzerland. She is married with 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren.