Janet Bartnik is the deputy director with Prince William County's Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism in northern Virginia. She supports the capital project and planning division, which is managing an unprecedented amount of new capital investment, as well as assists the Director, Seth Hendler-Voss, with special projects and partnership development. Formerly, she was the executive director of Mountain Recreation in Vail, Colorado since 2017, and was director of Parks and Recreation in Liberty, Missouri. Janet's successes include championing the renovation of the Gypsum Community center and the expansion of Freedom Park, engaging community partners in the construction of a KaBoom! playground in an underserved rural neighborhood in the District, and bringing summer lunch programming to the District. She has served as the Missouri Parks & Recreation Association President (2011 to 2012) and also as a board member and study and research chair. She currently serves as a commissioner for the Council on Accreditation for Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), is an American Academy for Parks and Recreation Administration member and is a past member and current campus visitor for the Council on Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism (COAPRT). In 2021, she received the Colorado Parks & Recreation Association President's Award. Janet received her bachelor's in exercise science and master’s in sport management from Virginia Tech.