Janet Schafer is the Director of Gaston County Budget & Strategy. Janet is a Gaston County native from Dallas, NC. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and a Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Janet is a Certified Budget and Evaluation Officer and currently serves on the board for the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association. Janet has worked for Gaston County since 2011.