Retirement update from Janet Gorn ’60
Janet Gorn ’60 of Montclair, Virginia retired with 40 years of Federal Government service as a Diplomat in the field of civil nuclear energy and nonproliferation. In honor of her distinguished professional career, on the staff of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Congressional Research Service, and the Brookings Institution, and civil society contributions, she was named a Life Time Achiever by the Marquis Who’s Who in American. Having traveled to 38 countries and 49 states she is not planning travel for a while. However retirement has not slowed her down. In 2019 she was elected to the office of Program Director on the Virginia State Board of League of Women Voters (LWV), joined the Board of Directors of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Foundation, and is contributing to the George Mason University Women’s Leadership program. She also is President of the Kings Highway Republican Women’s E Club (the first virtual club in Virginia), Vice Chairman of the National Federated Republican Women’s (NFRW) Literacy Committee, and the NFRW Membership Committee’s Working Group on the Virtual Club concept.