Meet Our Team

Board of Directors

The National Health and Fitness Foundation is an incorporated charity (#82773 9723 RR001) established to protect the trademarks of National Health and Fitness Day and to promote the adoption of the Day by municipalities across Canada. Our mission is to support MPs, Senators, Indigenous Leaders, and Local government leaders to mobilize Canadians to lead healthy, active lifestyles.


Pierre Lafontaine


Pierre is recognized as one of Canada’s most distinguished sport leaders, having served as CEO of Swimming Natation Canada, Canadian Interuniversity Sport. and Cross Country Ski de fond Canada. Having worked in Phoenix and Australia, Pierre brings connections in the national sports world and with Quebec. As head coach of the Parliamentary Swim Team, Pierre promotes swimming as an elite sport and a life-long activity.