Jane Armstrong was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982 and practiced law, primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial, real estate and estates and trusts, until her retirement from the practice of law in 2018.
Jane was appointed to the Board of Directors of Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. in 2006 and served as Chair of the Guelph Hydro Board from 2015 until the merger of Guelph Hydro and Alectra Utilities Inc. on January 1, 2019.
In addition to her role as a Director on the Alectra Inc. Board, Jane is a member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and Integration Committee.
Jane has served on the Boards of several community organizations including the Guelph Downtown Board of Management, the Guelph Arts Council and the Canadian Red Cross Society, Guelph-Wellington Branch. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Guelph and served as its President in 2004-2005. She is currently a member of the Executive of the Southwestern Ontario Branch of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Jane is a former member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Panel and a former Chair of the Guelph Police Services Board. In 2009, Jane received the Chartered Director (C. Dir.) designation from The Directors College, a joint venture of McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada.