Jan was on the Steering Committee to form a Provincial network of RJ organizations in 2006. She served as Chair of ARJA from 2007- 2009. Jan left the board and assumed the role of Administrative Coordinator from Nov. 2009 – Nov. 2012. Jan returned to the Board in Nov. 2012.
I believe that RJ is an effective way to address crime and conflicts in a community because of its emphasis on repairing relationships which leads to safer communities.
Jan has a background in the field of education and has filled the role of High school teacher, department head, health consultant , school administrator and School Trustee. She was also the Executive Director of the Family Enrichment Centre for five years. Jan is a trained mediator and Restorative Justice facilitator. At the present time she is a mediator with the Civil Claims, Provincial Court. She has served on many non profit and community boards in Edmonton and St. Albert.