The Hon. Jeanie McLean was first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election for the 34th Legislative Assembly on November 7, 2016. She was re-elected in the general election for the 35th Legislative Assembly on April 12, 2021.
The Hon. Ms. McLean was first appointed to the Executive Council of Yukon (cabinet) on December 3, 2016. She is currently Minister of Education and Minister responsible for the Women and Gender Equity Directorate. During the 34th Legislative Assembly she served as Minister of Tourism and Culture, Minister responsible for Women’s Directorate and Minister Responsible for Yukon Workers Compensation Health and Safety Board.
During the 34th Legislative Assembly, the Hon. Ms. McLean was a member of the Standing Committee on Appointments to Major Government Boards and Committees.
The Hon. Jeanie McLean was previously known as the Hon. Jeanie Dendys. She changed her surname in September 2020.