Jane Van Dyke is a native Washingtonian, growing up in Seattle and living in Vancouver almost forty years. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Santa Barbara and a law degree from Lewis and Clark Northwestern School of Law. She is an active member of the Washington State Bar Association. With over twenty years of experience in nonprofit management, she has worked with the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers and Bar Association, Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council.
Jane is involved in a number of community organizations, including Vancouver Sunrise Rotary, Columbia Land Trust, Bridge the Gap for Foster Children, and EOCF-Headstart. Over the years she served in various PTA and sports leagues positions. Jane is also active with the Washington PUD Association and American Public Power Association.
She and her husband, Bronson Potter, are the parents of two grown boys and the proud grandparents of twin seven-year-old girls.
Jane enjoys outdoor activities, including walking, hiking, traveling, and sailing.