Jan completed her nurses training at Kelsey Institute in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She is a member of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba. She began working in diabetes education in 1986 and is a Certified Diabetes Educator.
Jan worked at Boundary Trails Health Centre in the Regional Diabetes Program prior to starting work at the Dr.C.W.Wiebe Medical Centre in September 2010. She provides diabetes education and support services to patients living with diabetes.
Jan is originally from Sasketchewan. She and her husband, John, operate a grain farm at Elm Creek, MB.