Salopek & Associates President:

Janet Salopek ICD.D, CHRP Specialist/Senior Consultant

Janet is a senior business leader with a strong background in strategic planning, human resources and board governance.

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Corporate Director (ICD.D)
  • Human Resource Professional (CHRP)


  • Board Director and Advisor
  • Over 20 years of business experience; 12 years in the board room as a member of senior management and as a Corporate Secretary
  • Reported through to CEO’s where business planning was a focus
  • In partnership with the board & senior management developed mission, vision and business strategies
  • As a member of the management team developed the strategy that transformed an organization with an aging infrastructure into a prosperous business that generated over one billion dollars in annual sales
  • Developed operating plans for Human Resource Departments, Payroll Facilities Departments and Administrative Services Departments – received “outstanding review” ratings from President/CEO
  • Hands-on experience as a Human Resource Generalist

Board Positions held:

  • Tourism Calgary – Chair of the Governance & HR Committee
  • YouthLink – Calgary Police Service Interpretive Centre – Chair of Governance Committee
  • Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association: CIWA – Chair of Governance Committee
  • Human Resource Association of Calgary


  • Directors Education Program – Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary – Graduated 2007
  • B.A. Honors in Economics – Queen’s University – Graduated 1980
  • Adult Education Professional Development – University of Calgary – Completed 1998

Areas of Expertise:

  • Board governance
  • Human resources
  • Strategy
  • Team building
  • Employee engagement


  • Janet is a passionate runner. She ran the Boston Marathon in April 2012 and placed 29th in her age division