Allan Lafontaine is the Executive Director of the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce (ODCC) representing the City of Orillia, Townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara and Rama First Nation. The area is also known as “Lake Country”. In his capacity with the ODCC, Allan manages Port of Orillia, Service Ontario, and Festivals such as; the Orillia Perch Festival; Spring Boat/Cottage, and Outdoor Show; Waterfront Festival; Port of Orillia Pirate Party; and Santa Claus Parade. Making member services a priority, Allan has engaged Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments to advocate for businesses in the region.
Allan was the CEO of Tax Recovery Group for three decades and worked primarily for Municipalities, First Nations, Non-Profits, Charities, Federal and Provincial Crown Corporations such as Defence Construction Canada, Hibernia, and Straight Crossing Inc. Allan joined the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce in 2018 and was previously on the Board of Directors of the New Hamburg Board of Trade. Allan is the Past President of the Rotary Club of Orillia and an active volunteer in his community.Back to Board of Directors