Jane has been involved with Wyncote Audubon Society for 40 or more years, and served as WAS president for nine years. Over the years, she has served as a Board member and regularly attended monthly meetings. For 12 years, Jane served as the Program Chair, which enabled her to contact and get to know many of the interesting speakers WAS has had over the years.
Jane also served as co-chair of the Field Trips Committee, leading many trips herself. She also served by editing “Naturally,” the WAS newsletter. Thanks to WAS teachers’ scholarships, she attended Hog Island camp for a week, as well as the Audubon camp in Wyoming.
Jane has birded all over North America as well as many areas in Europe and Central and South America. In her “real life” Jane taught in the School District of Philadelphia for 23 years, teaching mostly high school students. Her husband Bob Cohen and her have been together for over 40 years, and married for 20. They have 6 children and 7 grandchildren, scattered all over the US.