Jane has an education background and is a former elementary school teacher and reading specialist. She was also the East Region Director of Support Operations for HOSTS (Help One Student To Succeed), where she worked with school corporations to set up mentoring programs for at-risk students. Upon leaving the education career she turned her attention to community engagement as a volunteer, and community leader, and currently serves on several area boards. Most notably, Jane was elected and served on three Zionsville School Boards from 2008 to 2020 and helped the school system successfully navigate significant financial challenges. Jane was elected in the May Primary as one of nine delegates to represent Boone County at the State GOP Convention.