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Alectra’s Kathy Lerette wins 2018 YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award

Hamilton, ON – Kathy Lerette, Senior Vice-President of Business Transformation at Alectra Utilities, was presented with the YWCA Hamilton’s 2018 Women of Distinction Award in Science Technology Trades Thursday evening at the Hamilton Convention Centre.

The YWCA recognized Kathy for her dedication to the pursuit of industrial advancement, excelling and leading by example in the electricity industry.

A certified engineering technologist, Lerette has led engineering, operations and construction divisions throughout her 35-year electricity industry career. She also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) Board and is representing the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) on a three-year project to address barriers that contribute to the under representation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Beyond her roles with the EHRC, STEM and OACETT, Lerette leads a team of 19 at Alectra Utilities.

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Author: Corporate Relations Team / News Releases / March 9, 2018