Sharon Varette – Director

Sharon joined the KGH Foundation Board in 2012 and is currently the Chair of the Governance Committee.  She also sits on the CEO Performance Review and Compensation, and Executive Committees.

Prior to retiring to the Okanagan from Ontario, Sharon worked as a senior manager at KPMG and partner at Watson Wyatt Worldwide.   She is a certified executive coach with the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and was a senior facilitator and coach with The Niagara Institute, a division of the Conference Board of Canada. Sharon also serves on the board of the YMCA of Okanagan as Vice Chair and was a long-term Director and CEO Coach of Actua, a national charity that prepares youth to be innovators and leaders.

Kelowna and the Okanagan have become home for Sharon and her husband, Cam Kourany. They enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing, golf and of course the fruits of the surrounding vineyards.