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Janis JOHNSON

Janis JOHNSON, Canadian Senator.

Background

  • JOHNSON, Janis was born in 1946 in Winnipeg.

  • Education

    • University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts Political Science

    Career

    • Director, Progressive Party of Canada, 1983, first woman to hold this position. Chairperson, Status of Women Committee. Chairperson, Public Relations Committee.

      Professional career: lecturer, Faculty of Continuing Education, University of Manitoba. Consultant, Winnipeg. Member, Board of Directors, Canadian National Railways.

      Former Member, Board of Regents, University of Winnipeg. Member, Board of Directors, Manitoba Special Olympics. Member, Manitoba Coalition on Maternal and Child Health.

      Member, Rockcliffe Park School Parent Support Committee.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Progressive Conservatives

    Religion

    Icelandic Lutheran Church.

    Membership

    • Clubs: River Heights Community Club

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    Born 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality