Janet Lafortune, BA, AICB, C.DIR
A member of the Echelon’s Board of Directors since May 31, 2019, Janet Lafortune is a partner in Lafortune & Associates, located in Peterborough, Ontario, consulting in the areas of marketing and strategic planning. Janet also serves as a Board Director of The Stewart Group, which operates facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, providing global customers with a wide array of products and services.
Janet’s career highlights include 21 years with PepsiCo/Quaker Oats Canada where she held positions including V.P. Marketing, Director Information Services, and Operations Services Manager. She previously held progressive management positions with CIBC.
Janet is a past Board Chair, Peterborough Utilities Inc., and was formerly a Director of City of Peterborough Holdings Co Inc. Janet holds the designation Chartered Director, having completed the Director Education program through The Directors College of University of McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business.
An active volunteer, Janet currently sits on the Board of Trustees of Lakefield College School. Past directorships include United Way of Canada – Centraide Canada, Showplace Peterborough Performance Centre, Performers for Literacy (Toronto) and Hospice Peterborough.