Janeen Kelley Grohsmeyer joined the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Southern Maryland in 1996. She has served on the Board of Trustees and on the Worship and the RE committees, taught Preschool and Elementary Religious Education classes, been the Coordinator of the Religious Education Program, created services (Winter Solstice, Women's History, Sacredness of the Body, and Spring Sunrise), told stories during the Children's Moment, and sung in the choir.
Grohsmeyer earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the United States Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, then worked in computer design and a radar/microwave teaching laboratory. She is the mother of two children and was a breastfeeding counselor with La Leche League for five years. Currently, she manages the website for her local League of Women Voters, plays and composes for the lever harp, and is pursuing a career as a writer and storyteller.
Her book, A Lamp in Every Corner: a Unitarian Universalist Storybook, will be published by Lifespan Faith Development of the Unitarian Universalist Association in 2004.