Stanley L. McLelland

Texas oil executive Stanley Louis McLelland arrived in Jamaica on February 4, 1998, and presented his credentials to the Governor of Jamaica as the US Ambassador to Jamaica on February 6, 1998. He was nominated by President Clinton on October 2, 1997, and confirmed as the new United States Ambassador to Jamaica on November 10, 1997.

Mr. McLelland has served for the last 16 years as a senior executive (most recently, Executive Vice President and General Counsel) of Valero Energy Corporation, an independent refiner based in San Antonio, Texas.

In addition to his business experience, Mr. McLelland has been involved in a number of civic, international and charitable activities. Mr. McLelland was selected as Host Co-Chairman of the 1991 US-Mexico Border Attorneys General Conference, and served in trade delegations to Mexico in 1991 and 1995. A member of the Texas Union Advisory Council for the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. McLelland also serves on the Development Board for the University of Texas at San Antonio, and the Presidentýs Council for the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He also is a member of the United Way of Americaýs National Corporate Associates Council.

A Texas native, he graduated in 1967 from the University of Texas Law School. In 1991, he received a diploma from Stanford Universityýs Graduate School of Business, Executive Program.

Ambassadorial Post(s)

Jamaica, (1997 - 2001)

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