John Lahert was in the US Navy retiring as a Senior Chief after 22 years of active duty service. He then held the position of Director of Maintenance with Riverside Presbyterian Residence where he served for 27 years before retiring and moving to Interlachen in 2005. He has been co-owner of the "Robin's Nest" gift and consignment shop in Interlachen for almost 10 years at the time of his election to the Town Council.
Mr. Lahert is past Commander and current Adjutant Financial Officer of American Legion Post 293 in Interlachen as well as serving on the Board of Directors for Interlachen Fire Department Station #4. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Interlachen Historical Society and is a current member of the Knights of Columbus as well as the Interlachen Community & Business Association. Mr. Lahert also volunteers with the West Putnam Arts Committee.
John is well known in the community for hosting the Interlachen Music Jam every week for the last 3 years.
John is married, enjoys spending time with his friends and family and attends St. Johns Catholic Church. He hopes to use his life experience while serving on the Town Council to bring growth to Interlachen