Jancy grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, where she graduated from the
University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE, with a degree in journalism.
Moving to Washington DC with her husband, she worked for a United States
Congressman from Michigan. Later moving back to Omaha, she became a
full-time mother of three daughters along with completing her masters
degree in mass communication. Her communications career continued as a
public relations executive at Bozell Jacobs, one of the top ten
advertising and public relations agencies in the world at the time.
Admiring Colorado, Jancy moved to Boulder and spent a couple years as an adjunct professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Colorado. Her interest in the landscape of Colorado shifted her career into real estate, where she worked for many years before starting a communications venture as Campbell Communications.
Strongly believing in giving back to her community, she:
- Served as a Board member for the CU Director's Club
- Became director and president of the Boulder-Dushanbe Sister Cities and was active in bringing the Dushanbe Teahouse to Boulder
- Was awarded the Boulder 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award
- Served a five year term on Boulder's Downtown Management Commission
- Served as director and president of Historic Boulder
- Received the 2020 Lifetime Volunteer Award
- Was director and president of the Boulder Art Center (known today as the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art)
- Was a Junior Achievement presenter in the Boulder Area Schools
- Served many years on the Colorado Music Festival board
- Served many years on CU's Conference of World Affairs Committee
- Received the 2020 Humanitarian of the Year award as a member of the Boulder Rotary Club