Janet Johnson Anderson has been actively involved in leadership capacities within the Huntsville community as an advocate on behalf of children with disabilities in the public school system, helping to set up Special Needs Ministries and respite care in churches city-wide, and as an adviser to new parents facing the challenges of special needs children. She presently works as a marketing consultant and free lance writer to area businesses, and many non-profit organizations. She has taught poetry to students in the Huntsville City School system ages K-12, and is an award winning author.
Anderson has a new book out to benefit survivors of April's tornadoes. Her 172 page, 6 x 9 book entitled, "After the Tornadoes, Reflections for Recovery" lends a poetic voice to the struggles with loss and rebuilding, and offers 12 pages of never seen before photos of the storms.