Janay Tieken

Ms. Janay Tieken
MPA Internship Coordinator
Chilton Hall 204
Office Hours: 
By appointment only
(940) 565-2165

PADM 5800, Public Management Internship 


MPA, University of North Texas

B.A., University of North Texas


Janay Tieken began working for the University of North Texas in September 2016.  In this part-time capacity, she serves as adjunct professional staff for PADM 5800 and internship coordinator for the Department of Public Administration. She was previously employed by the department in a similar role from 2001 – 2006.

Janay also works for the City of McKinney. She began with the City in 2009.  In her position as Housing and Community Development Manager, she oversees all the grant funded programs for the City of McKinney. Her department oversees the development of affordable housing, the implementation of the housing rehabilitation program, and the facilitation of public/private and community partnerships.

Janay received her Master’s in Public Administration from the University of North Texas in 1997. Outside of work, she enjoys running, gardening, reading, and spending time outdoors with her sixteen year old daughter.