Programs & Services

Forward Janesville offers a wide variety of programs and services to our members:

Committees & Councils

Goodwill Ambassadors:

Each Forward Janesville Goodwill Ambassador has several responsibilities, including: promoting the organization; participating in a monthly Ambassador meeting; taking the lead in retaining 5-10 Forward Janesville members; attending ribbon cuttings and Forward Janesville events; serving as a mentor to new members, and introducing these members to others. For more information or to join, contact JoLynn Burden.

Government Relations Council:

Forward Janesville is dedicated to the advancement of a pro-growth agenda in Rock County, the state of Wisconsin and Washington, DC. This involves lobbying at every level of government—from municipal to federal—on behalf of the business community. The Government Relations Council identifies, researches, and monitors legislative issues of interest to the Rock County area business community, and helps to determine Forward Janesville’s position on these issues. For more information or to join, please contact Dan Cunningham.


Professional Development:

Dale Carnegie Training: The Dale Carnegie Course helps people deliver the breakthrough performances that drive success in today’s ever-more competitive and demanding world, and equips people to improve results in their personal and professional lives. Forward Janesville is a sponsor of the Dale Carnegie Course, which is scheduled at different times throughout the year. For more information, please contact Forward Janesville at (608) 757-3160 or contact the Dale Carnegie Training office at (608) 222-5363.

Lorman Education Services: Forward Janesville offers its members a universe of continuing education opportunities through Lorman Education Services, which offers a wide array of continuing education services online.  Forward Janesville members receive a significant discount on Lorman seminars.  Please contact us to learn more.   


Forward Janesville offers numerous publications for purchase to members and the public, though members get substantial discounts. Some of the materials we offer include: maps of Janesville and the Rock County area; a directory of area manufacturers; a list of area clubs & organizations; the annual Forward Janesville Business Guide, which lists all members alphabetically and by category; relocation packets; pre-printed lists and labels of all Forward Janesville members; and area phone books.