Janine has been married to Mel for over 20 years. They have 5 children, Joshua (19), Melody (17), Madyson (14), Julien (9), and Josslyn (15) who was diagnosed with Turner syndrome at 2 years old. Janine has been involved with TSSUS since 2008. She served as liaison between parents and the Oklahoma City Turner Syndrome Clinic. She also created Turner syndrome parents’ group on Facebook and has been involved with military families with TS. She and her daughter Josslyn have been interviewed on radio, newspaper, and television newscasts educating others about TS in both English and Spanish speaking communities. Josslyn is now a sophomore who plays saxophone in the high school marching and jazz bands and enjoys playing sports. She was involved in a pre-med and counseling programs before taking a medical leave of absence to take care of her children. She enjoys researching Turner syndrome, spreading awareness, and helping others connect with the resources they need. She hopes to continue to support parents, connect with newly diagnosed families to help them find resources in their area. Janine resides in the Houston, Texas area with her family.