Councillor Jane Fogal
First elected in 1997, Jane served two terms as a local Councillor representing Georgetown. Jane is currently serving her third term as a member of Halton Regional Council. In her role as regional councillor, she has committed to developing and maintaining a balanced, liveable Halton Hills that is economically viable, with a social conscience. Her efforts have contributed to the expansion of Halton Hill’s interconnected trails and cycling routes, and lively cultural scene. Jane is very interested in environmental issues and supports Town efforts to address Climate Change and protection for the natural environment.
Before entering public life, Jane worked in Parks and Recreation for the cities of North York and Sudbury. She has a B.A. in physical education and master’s degree in sports psychology.
Jane is the Chair of the Town’s Active Transportation Committee and its Bicycle Friendly Communities Subcommittee. Other committee and special project memberships include:
- Community & Corporate Affairs Committee
- Planning, Public Works and Transportation Committee
- Town Sustainability Advisory Committee
- Community Cycling Challenge
- Downtown Georgetown BIA Board
- Halton Hills Cultural Round Table
- New Green Building Standard Study (PDF)
- Vision Georgetown
She is also a member of the Royal Botanical Gardens Board of Directors and a Friend of the Old Seed House Garden.
Jane is an avid cyclist, plays squash and tennis and enjoys gardening. She is also a recipient of the 2011 Halton Hills Arts Alive Award for Culture.