Jane M. Earll (R), born in 1958, in Erie, daughter of Howard and Ruth Neeve; St. Benedict’s Academy, 1976; Allegheny College, 1980; Ohio Northern University College of Law, 1985; married Jack Daneri.
Former attorney, Richards & Associates, Erie County Children & Youth Services; assistant District Attorney, Erie County; member, Great Lakes Committee for the Commonwealth of Pa., Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Veterans Home Advisory Council, Pa. Committee on Crime & Delinquency, Pa. Coalition to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Erie County Bar Association & its Speaker’s Bureau & Scholarship Committee, United Way of Erie County, Salvation Army, Erie County Independent Council on Aging, Business and Professional Women of Erie, Women’s Roundtable; board member, YWCA of Erie, Erie County Rape Crisis Center, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).
National Federation of Independent Business Guardian of Small Business Award- 2004, Pa. Legal Services Excellence Award- 2004, Pa. Republican Woman of the Year- 2003, Pa. State Nurse Association John Heinz Friend of Nursing- 2003, Pa. Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Advocacy- 2003, Boys and Girls Club of Erie Founder’s Award- 2002.
Elected to Pa. Senate 1996; chair, Urban Affairs & Housing Committee, Community, Economic, & Recreational Development Committee; vice-chair, Finance Committee; member, Aging & Youth, Education, Judiciary, Transportation Commission, Majority Policy Committee; left office November 30, 2012.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-16; Volume 120, December, 2011.