National Association of Professional Women Announces Rev. Janet H. Blackburn, Mayor, City of Omaha, Texas, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year

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Rev. Janet H. Blackburn is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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My mission is to improve our community's quality of life.

NAPW honors Rev. Janet H. Blackburn as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in public service. As the largest organization of women in the country, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.

“My skills and areas of expertise include operations, consulting, configuration and creativity,” says Rev. Blackburn. "My mission is to improve our community's quality of life."

As Mayor of the City of Omaha, Texas, Rev. Blackburn uses all of her business acumen to make sure the residents of the city continue to enjoy their hometown. In her position as a community leader, Rev. Blackburn works tirelessly to ensure that the economic development continues to grow, the three public parks and waste water treatment plant are nurtured and maintained and the community activities flourish.

From meticulously planning annual events to overseeing improvements to public spaces to undertaking new projects, Rev. Blackburn leads her team of public service professionals as they continually put plans in motion to further enhance the City of Omaha, Texas. As an elected official who cares about the needs and desires of her constituents, Rev. Blackburn always takes the time to listen to their ideas and suggestions for improving the community, offering her own input and creative insight whenever necessary.

A leader at her church, as well, Rev. Blackburn is planning to write a spiritual blog to help guide and advise the congregation. In the near future, she and her husband are hoping to establish a goat dairy farm for milk and cheese, and to also breed miniature horses.

NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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