"Janet Lynda Cheek" is a Falkland Islander/Falkland Islands politician who has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly/Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands/Legislative Assembly for the Stanley constituency since the Falkland Islands general election, 2009/2009 general election, winning Falkland Islands general election, 2013/re-election in 2013. She was previously a :Category:Members of the Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands/Member of the Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands/Legislative Council from Falkland Islands general election, 1997/1997 to Falkland Islands general election, 2005/2005.
Cheek was born in Stanley, Falkland Islands/Stanley and spent much of her childhood in South Georgia. For her A-Levels she was awarded a government scholarship to a study at a grammar school in Dorset. Cheek worked as a Secondary School English teacher from 1969 until 1989. She then moved to Fortuna Ltd. where she rose to become co-owner and director until her retirement in 2008.
Cheek married fellow islander John Cheek (1939–1996) in 1968, with whom she had two children, Miranda and Ros. Following John's death in 1996, Cheek became a Trustee of the John Cheek Trust.More Jan Cheek on Wikipedia.