Jan McClelland


Jan McClellandDistrict 2
Term expires: April 2023
Jan has been a credit union director for nearly two decades. She served on the amalgamation committee, which was responsible for bringing five credit unions together to form Sunrise Credit Union.

Jan has several years of experience as a small business owner in conjunction with her spouse, where she was responsible for bookkeeping, inventory control and payroll.

She has 23 years of provincial government service, including 13 years as an administrative assistant and 10 in inspection services for the Petroleum Branch, where she was the first woman to serve in this position in the province. As an administrative assistant, she developed several significantly simplified reporting procedures and computerized the record-keeping function by writing programming. As a Petroleum Inspector, she licensed all provincial oil flow lines, developed guidelines for land use concerning mud spreading, over-seeing all oil industry activity in the regulatory capacity, and seconded as a Workplace Safety and Health officer about worker safety in the oil field. She also assisted in the development/revision of the Petroleum Regulations under The Oil and Gas Act.

Jan has several years’ experience chairing major community committees, including Centennial celebrations, School Reunion, the Deloraine and Area Christmas Cheer, Church Board, Westman Heritage Inc., Canada 150 Party, etc. She is active on many additional committees, including the local Palliative Care, Chamber of Commerce, Museum, Parent Council, Fitness Centre, Provincial & local hockey & ball tournaments.

Currently, Jan is self-employed in the healing & coaching industry and employed on a casual basis with Wright’s Auction Service. She is also a Trustee and the Administrator for Lowe McClelland Family Trust, and a director for 4785691 Manitoba Ltd, a holding company.

Jan completed the CUES Governance Leadership Institute at the Joesph L. Rotman School of Management, earning a CCUD (Certified Credit Union Director) designation. She also completed the Brown Governance Board Competencies course as well as the CUES 2017 Board Chair Development Course.