Barb Janowski was elected to the Phantom Regiment Board of Directors in July 1996 and has been on the board since.
She has served as the corps’ volunteer coordinator since the 1990s and has been a fixture on tour with the Phantom Regiment since 1989.
Barb first became involved with Phantom Regiment when her daughters marched in the corps. Jenny (Janowski) O’Brien marched in the color guard in 1989-92 and Judy (Janowski) Boyle marched in the baritone section in 1989-93. Her son, John, marched in Cavaliers.
She was honored with the organization’s Chevron Award for Meritorious Service in 2008.
Barb lives in Steger, Ill., with her husband, Ken, who is also a long-time volunteer for the corps.