Jan Stick is a long time Yukoner having lived in Whitehorse for over 38 years.
Jan has been employed in the past as a case worker for Health and Social Services, working with adults with disabilities. In 1999, along with two partners, Jan opened Well-Read Books – now entering its 20th year.
Jan was first elected to Whitehorse City Council in a by-election in 2005, then re-elected in 2006. Jan stepped down in 2009. In 2011, Jan was elected the MLA for Riverdale South, and served for 5 years in the Yukon legislative assembly.
Jan is the recipient of the Commissioner's Award for Public Volunteer Service (2003) and the Governor General's Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers (2003). Jan has volunteered throughout the community from the community soup kitchen to Beaver leader to Whitehorse Community Choir to Arctic Winter Games volunteer.