Jane has been an educator, historian, staff of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner. Jane developed of the Women's Wall of Achievement. This wall is 10 panels of women's achievement for each decade of the 1900-2000. Jane is active in the League of Women Voters, participates in numerous study groups. For 13 years, she volunteered at the Nelson Atkins Museum another place for her to share her love of history. Jane is involved with American Association of University Women of Missouri where she has chaired committees and as she is a panelist for the Thorpe Menn Literary Prize reviewing fiction authors from the local area.