Mimi Janes is a first/birth mom who relinquished 2 daughters that she searched for and has been reunited with both. She has held several positions on the Board of CUB including President and was the facilitator of the Los Angeles CUB support group for many years. Mimi is also a member of Catholic Mothers for Truth and Transparency who work for and support open birth records for all adoptees. She has presented at several CUB Retreats and AAC Conferences, was a guest speaker on NAAP’s Happy Hour where she discussed losing her 1st born daughter to suicide in May of 2017, and been involved with adoption reform since the mid ’80’s. She is retired from a career in Human Resources in the banking community.