Jan grew up in Slayton, MN. After attending college for Medical Laboratory Technician, she spent the next 20 years working in the medical field. Her interest for eye care developed after discovering that her daughter was severely nearsighted at the age of 3. She now is a strong advocate for early childhood eye exams. Jan is married to Dan Fischer, who farms in the Lynd & Marshall area. She enjoys golfing, biking, walking, attending athletic events at MHS and SMSU. But most of all, enjoys traveling to visit their seven grown children and one granddaughter.