Janet Watson was sworn into office on June 5, 2006. She attended Northern Arizona University and graduated in 1971 with a degree in Education. Janet worked as both a teacher and in the private sector but after her daughter was born in 1974, Janet began to devote much of her time to volunteer efforts.
In 1984, Janet was elected to the Kingman Elementary School Board for the first of five times, serving 18 years altogether. During this time, she was also elected to the Arizona School Boards Association serving a total of 16 years with this association and 5 years of service on the National School Boards Association.
In 1999, Janet was appointed to the City of Kingman’s Clean City Commission and served 6 years.