Janelle has been an active building technology consultant since 2002, primarily in the area of wood technology, investigation and design of building envelope components, and construction for both historic and contemporary structures. She earned her BS in Architectural Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and her MS in Wood Science and Technology from the University of California at Berkeley. Janelle has been with WoodWorks for over seven years and provided assistance on non-residential and multi-family wood projects to designers in N. California, Nevada, and Utah, until her recent move to the Pacific Northwest. She is a licensed professional engineer in the state of California.
Janelle Leafblad is a REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF WOODWORKS™, a non-profit organization that provides free project support, education, and resources related to wood design solutions of commercial and multi-family wood buildings. A California-licensed professional engineer, Janelle is a wood scientist and a forensic engineer. Have a question about wood? Ask her. Really.