Janette M. Lohman is a Partner with the law firm of Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis, Missouri where she practices in all areas of state and local taxation. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at the Saint Louis University School of Law where she has taught this subject since 1998. In March 2006, Janette was the recipient of the 2006 Saint Louis University Faculty Excellence Award. Janette was Director of the Missouri Department of Revenue from 1993-1997 and before that, Director of Tax Planning and Assistant General Counsel for the former McDonnell Douglas Corporation. She holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the Washington University School of Law, a J.D. from the Saint Louis University School of Law, an M.B.A. from the Saint Louis University School of Business and Administration, a B.A., summa cum laude, from William Jewell College and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Janette is a member of the MSCPA (Taxation Committee) and the AICPA. In August 2007, Janette was awarded the 2007 AICPA/MSCPA "Woman to Watch" award for Missouri. Janette is also a member of the Council on State Taxation ("COST") Practitioners Forum and a Certified Member of the Institute ("CMI" - Sales Taxation) for the Institute of Professionals in Taxation. Janette is a member of the IPT Board of Governors, Chairman of the IPT Income Tax Education Program and Co-Chairman of the ABA/IPT Advanced Income Tax Seminar. The IPT awarded to Janette its Distinguished Service Award at its annual meeting in June 2008. Janette is a Missouri correspondent for State Tax Notes, an editor for taxation cases for the Missouri Bar's Courts and CLE Bulletin and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives. Ms. Lohman serves on the Executive Committee of the ABA Taxation Section's State and Local Taxation Committee and serves as Vice-Chairman in of the ABA Taxation Section's Professional Services Committee. Janette serves on the board of directors for the National Multistate Tax Symposium (co-sponsored by Deloitte and the Florida Bar) and the Hartman SALT Forum Advisory Board (affiliated with Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee). Ms. Lohman is listed currently in The Best Lawyers in America, and as one of the top 50 women "Super Lawyers" in Missouri and Kansas. She is a frequent speaker at national and regional SALT conferences and has authored many articles about state and local tax subjects. Janette is also a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Mound City Bar Association. In February 2009, Janette will receive the Missouri Arts Council's Missouri Arts Award for Leadership in the Arts, to be presented by Governor Jay Nixon in the Capitol Rotunda.