Director

Jane Brown

Jane Brown

Jane Brown

Director

Serving: District 2 – Carberry/Souris/Rivers/The Pas/Glenboro

Jane Brown currently serves on the following board committees:

  • Governance
  • Audit and Risk

Jane was born and raised in Rivers, Manitoba. She met and married her high school sweetheart, Larry Brown, and have been married for 44 years. They have 2 grown children and 5 grandchildren. They currently live in Brandon. Jane and her husband have been members of the Westoba Credit Union for more than 10 years.

Jane graduated Rivers High School and began a career at MPI. After being a stay at home mom while their children were small, Jane returned to the work force at Behlen Industries in 1983. She was employed with them for 26 years in various capacities starting in the office in the production department, then moving to accounting and then to IT. The IT department started with 2 people, where they did everything from data entry to building and fixing of PC’s, maintaining the main frame and daily trouble shooting eventually growing the department to over 20.

The company was in acquisition mode for years so Jane travelled and set up communications, trained new staff in the acquired business. She helped design and did all the testing of data from an accounting and user perspective for their custom manufacturing system in 2005. Jane retired from  WGI in 2009, the last year was spent documenting their entire manufacturing/accounting system in a help manual. Jane has also done the bookkeeping for their family business, HiWay Esso, since 1995.

Jane was on the board for Career Connections for 4 years and served on the Onanole an District Recreation Centre Board as the Treasurer. Jane has previously served as a Westoba Board member for 2 years.