Jayne grew up in Sheffield, Ontario and attended schools in Sheffield and Cambridge and has been a Cambridge resident for more than 40 years. She is a graduate of Lougheed Business College.
Jayne retired in November 2017 as the Manager of Corporate Services after 31 years with the Waterloo Region District School Board. Jayne served as the Board’s Parliamentarian and Corporate Secretary where she received extensive training in Parliamentary Procedure and Board Governance through the American Institute of Parliamentarians. In this role, Jayne was required to participate in all meetings of the Board of Trustees which provided her with in-depth experience on all past and present Board issues and extensive knowledge on the role of School Board Trustees.
Jayne is married to David and they have a son Jonathan and a daughter-in-law Wendy. David and Jayne enjoy spending their free time sailing on Lake Ontario on their sailboat Enchantment.