President of the Board - Marketing & Media Director
Janet Shapan’s passion for sustainable living and all things agriculture originates from her childhood experiences on the family farms in North Carolina.
Her career in media design and marketing project management began upon joining a leading fashion photography company, Commerical Art. She later served as Project Manager for Applied Decision Analysis, a spin-off of Stanford Research Institute and later became the National Conference Coordinator for Montgomery Securities.
Janet co-founded sister publishing and television production companies, The Hagen Network (THN) and The Hagen Group (THG), that produced sports league magazines and television events which broadcast to over 40 million households each week for 11 years. And, for the last 10 years, Janet’s has owned and operated Shapan, Inc., a media management entity for private and public groups in a range of industry categories.
Coming full circle, serving as President, Publisher, and Media Director, Janet brings to CEL a unique and broad set of talents in managing publishing and TV media, grassroots marketing programs, as well designing advanced visual media presentations, on and off the worldwide web.