Janet Kennedy has worked in both the public and private sectors in land use and regional planning. Since 1996, she has focused on planning and economic revitalization for New York communities through the FHWA's National Scenic Byway program, earning the AASHTO award for “Best Practices” in community planning and All-American Road designation for the NY Byway known as "Lakes to Locks Passage, New York’s Great Northeast Journey." Kennedy is currently the Executive Director of Lakes to Locks Passage, Inc. which serves the six counties along the Upper Hudson River, Champlain Canal, Lake George and Lake Champlain and a cross-border tourism partnership with the communities along the Richelieu River in Quebec. She has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in Environmental Design, with graduate studies in Public Policy and Land Use Law at Vermont Law School.
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- Explore the Turning Point Trail: The 1777 Campaign of Major General John Burgoyne
- Northern Reaches of Lake Champlain: An Interpretive Guide to the Borderlands of Lakes to Locks Passage
- Waterways of War: The French & Indian War
- Waterways of War: The War of 1812
- Waterways of War: Turning Point of the American Revolution
Interests and Areas of Expertise
Regional History, American History, European History, Religious History, Culinary Arts.