Janet (Janet) Buckner (D-SS28)
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District: 303.750.1976
Senator
Colorado State Senate
Room 346 Colorado State Capitol 200 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203-1784

District Office:
200 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203-1784
Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Committee Assignments
MemberJoint Committee on Legal Services
MemberJoint Legislative Commission on Early Childhood and School Readiness
MemberSenate Committee on Education
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Human Services
Counties Representing
Arapahoe

Bio

Rep. Janet P. Buckner was elected by a vacancy committee in July 2015 to serve the remainder of the term of her late husband, John W. Buckner, representing House District 40 in southern Aurora. She is a member of the Health, Insurance & Environment and Education Committees.

Rep. Buckner retired from a professional career in 2007 after more than three decades in medical sales, training doctors and other hospital personnel as well as other sales representatives. She has promised to be an advocate on women's health issues.

Early in her career she worked for several years as a speech and language therapist. She has a bachelor's degree in education from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.

Rep. Buckner has lived in Aurora since 1975. Her family includes her twin daughters, Joy and Jennifer; her son, Jay; Jennifer's husband, Floyd, and Jay's wife, Erin; and three granddaughters.