Janet Rose has had an extensive career in wildlife conservation and the equine arena, specializing in nonprofit management, communications, and philanthropy. As a former television correspondent, Janet moved her background in media and zoology into wildlife conservation, serving in various roles as Executive Director/CEO, Director of Conservation Initiatives, Director of Communications and Senior Development Director. Janet has worked with such esteemed organizations as the Wildlife Conservation Society-International Field Program; the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and the International Conservation Center for endangered species; Save the Chimps, the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary and the International Wildlife Film Festival.
Janet is currently Executive Director of the Montana World Affairs Council, headquartered in Missoula, Montana and is founder and director of Horse Haven Montana, an equine rescue, adoption and education organization. An international outreach project of Horse Haven Montana is the EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival, one of the first equine film gatherings in the world. Janet launched EIFF as an education and awareness event to promote equine well-being, the equine/human bond and to celebrate and promote the value of the horse throughout our lives, using award winning films as the centerpiece. The EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival will be held in Missoula, Montana November 9-11 with a special focus on veterans and horses, the role of the horse in Native American culture and an in-depth look at wild horse issues.
As Senior Consultant for Conservation Beyond Borders, Janet is honored to be working with Nicole and her team to help CBB expand its impact, advancing efforts to save our magnificent but highly endangered species while helping local communities thrive and promoting the value of native wildlife.