Janet McCartney is the Cass County Commissioner for District #2. She is in the middle of her second term.
Janet has lived in Cass County for 27 years. She was born and raised in Iowa, moving to Omaha after high-school, where she met and married her husband Paul. They spent the first 5 years of their married life in Cass County. After spending 21 years in Sarpy County they return to Cass County in 1995. Both counties feel like home to the McCartney’s. Janet and her husband have two sons, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Janet earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Management from the College of St. Mary in 1987 and a Master of Arts degree in Management from Bellevue University in 1993. Janet spent most of her career working in the Computer Programming and the Computer Architect field, retiring in 2011.
Janet has served on several Sanitary Improvement District Boards over the past 30 years working on many road and water projects. She is currently serving as a trustee on Sanitary Improvement District #5, which governs Buccaneer Bay. She is also serves on the Plattsmouth Rural Fire Board. She has served her church as an elder and past president of the Women’s Association, and is a member of the Plattsmouth Rotary Club. In her spare time Janet likes to spend time with family and read mystery novels.