Janice MacLellan

Title/Position: VP, Operations

Company: Canadian Payroll Association

Janice MacLellan has over 35 years of experience in the payroll industry and is considered a leading expert in assessing legislative impacts on employers. She previously served in executive positions at ADP Canada, leading payroll technology product development, government relations and outsourced payroll administration for Canadian and Global employers.

She is a former Chair of The Canadian Payroll Association’s Board of Directors and past Chair of the Federal Government Relations Advisory Council advocating on behalf of Canadian employers for effective and efficient payroll legislation, regulations and administration for all stakeholders – employers, government and employees.

In her current role as the Vice President, Operations at the Canadian Payroll Association, she serves as a member of the Executive Leadership team and oversees the Association’s Financial Literacy program and the Annual Employee Survey, which has measured the financial wellness of Canadian employees for the past 11 years. She was a member of the FCAC Working Group for Financial Literacy in the Workplace. She began her career as a personal and small business lender for RBC and observed first-hand the impacts of two economic recessions on the lives of individuals and small businesses.