Janet M. Gorn

Title: Senior Foreign Affairs Officer (Retired)
Company: United States Department of State
Location: Montclair, Virginia,
United States


  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) (chapter vice president, 1978-1979)
  • American Nuclear Society (2000-Present)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Pack 124 Cub Scouts, Morris-Sussex Area Council (co-organizer, den mother, 1969-1973)
  • Commission on Future (1989-1990)
  • DeMolay Mothers Club (president, 1978-1979)
  • European Nuclear Society
  • Executive Women at State Department (2015-Present)
  • International Women in Nuclear (Now Women in Nuclear Global)
  • King’s Highway Republican Women’s E-Club (president, 2013-Present)
  • League of Women Voters (1968-1969)
  • Library Planning Commission (sub-committee chairman, 1987-1988)
  • Local Government Boards and Committees, California, New Jersey and Virginia (appointee)
  • Mayor’s Advisory Commission (1978-1979)
  • Montclair Property Owners Association (board of directors, 2000-2007)
  • Morristown Junior Women’s Club (president, 1973)
  • National Federation of Republican Women, Standing Membership Committee (national board of directors, 2016-Present)
  • National Vice President Women in Energy (1984-1986)
  • National Woman’s Party, Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument (2014-Present)
  • New Jersey State Junior Women’s Club (board of directors, standing committee chairman and officer, 1967-1973)
  • Nuclear Women in Energy (2000-Present)
  • Peralta Adobe Restoration Commission (president, 1974-1976)
  • Prince William County Committee of 100 Leaders (2008-Present)
  • Prince William County Republican Committee (2012-Present)
  • Prince William Public Library System Foundation (board of directors, president, 2004-2007)
  • Prince William Republican Women’s Club (vice president, board of directors, 2008-2009)
  • Quantico Civilian-Military Community Relations Council (Prince William County representative, 1995-2000)
  • Republican Women’s Federal Forum (2016-Present)
  • San Jose Bicentennial Commission (1974-1976)
  • Sanitary Landfill Oversight Committee (1990-1992)
  • Solid Waste Management (advisory committee, 1992-2000)
  • State Ad Hoc Committee to Establish Business Women Advisory Board, New Jersey (chairperson, 1971-1972)
  • State Board of League Women Voters (board of directors, 2019-2021)
  • Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Foundation, VA (board of directors)
  • Virginia Federation of Republican Women (bylaws standing committee, state board of directors, 2017-Present)
  • West Valley Federated Women’s Club (standing committee chairman, 1973-1974)


  •  Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2018)
  • Featured Member, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Meritorious Honor Award, United States Department of State (2016)
  • Recipient, Virginia Federation of Republican Women Blue Ribbon Gold Club Achievement Award (2013-2016)
  • Recipient, Commendation, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management, United States Department of Energy (2015)
  • Recipient, Meritorious Honor Award, United States Department of State (2015)
  • Recipient, Commendation, Deputy Assistant Secretary, ISN Bureau, United States Department of State (2008)
  • Recipient, President Commendation Service Award, Montclair Property Owners Association (2007)
  • Recipient, Superior Honor Award, United States Department of State (2003)
  • Recipient, Commendation, United States Ambassador to International Organizations, Vienna, Austria (2001)
  • Recipient, Commendation, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman (1990)
  • Recipient, Academy Scholar, Drew University, Madison, NJ (1982)
  • Recipient, Academy Scholar, San Jose State University (1982)
  • Recipient, State Honor Roll, New Jersey Federated Women’s Club (1973)
  • Recipient, Woman of the Year, West Valley Federated Women’s Club, San Jose, CA (1973)
  • Recipient, Academy Scholar, Drew University (1969-1972)
  • Recipient, Woman of the Year, Morristown Junior Woman’s Club (1969)
  • Recipient, Outstanding County Leader, Monmouth County, NJ (1968)

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