Neil J. Childs

Neil J. Childs

Neil was born in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba where he completed his Grade XII. He has a Certificate in Local Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. He worked in sales and management for over forty-five years providing heating and cooling equipment for large buildings to the construction trades. He retired as Area Manager for ITT Fluid Products Canada in 1996 and operated his own sales agency for five years.

Neil is a Past President and Life Member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers and a Pioneer Member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Manitoba since his retirement.

He has served as a Director and Secretary of his Condominium Corporation where he currently resides and serves on the Condominium Act Review Group, an initiative organized by the Provincial Government to write suggested revisions to the existing Act.

Neil is the Past President of the Manitoba Society of Seniors, a sixty-five hundred member association of Manitobans over fifty years of age.

Neil was been a Director and Secretary of CHAM Holdings Inc. for twenty-nine years. This group has been a significant provider of housing for low income persons. He was part of the decision to terminate the activities of this organization due to the age of the surviving Directors and transfer their assets to the Jubilee Fund with the hope that their good work would continue.

Neil was elected to the Jubilee Fund Board of Directors in March, 2007 and served as President April 2013  - 2015.

Neil resides with his partner Joan Paulley in Osborne Village.