Dr. Jane Van Dyk grew up near Delhi and graduated from Delhi District Secondary School. In her final year she was honoured with the Delhi Junior Citizen of the Year Award. She earned her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo and then went on to graduate on the Dean's Honour List from Waterloo's School of Optometry. During her clincal training, she did an externship focused on ocular disease and treatment in Memphis, Tennessee.
Dr. Jane Van Dyk is a proud member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Ontario Association of Optometrists. She is a member of the Haldimand-Norfolk Diabetes Advisory Council and participates annually in the World Diabetes Day Educational Event to promote the importance of routine eye exams for those living with diabetes. She also volunteers with the Fair Start Program to educate parents on the importance of eye exams before and during school to diagnose vision problems that may hinder learning.
Dr. Jane Van Dyk's life is centered in Norfolk as much of her immediate and extended family live here. Family time is spent boating and at the cottage in Turkey Point with her husband, Peter, and two daughters, Kaitlyn and Mya.