Board of Directors

Allister Surrette

Nova Scotia

Hon. Allister Surette Chair

C.E.N.É.
Rector and vice chancellor

Since April of 2000, Mr. Surette played a key role in the development and the creation of Université Sainte-Anne. In January of 2003, he was appointed Vice-president of Development and Partnerships of this institution.   Read More

Renée Champagne

Ontario

Renée Champagne Vice-President

Consultant

Throughout her career, Renée Champagne has set herself apart by holding strategic positions within the public service and the postsecondary education field.   Read More

Glen Taylor

Alberta

Glen Taylor Vice-President

Francophone education Consultant

Glen Taylor is a consultant in the field of minority francophone education in Canada. He works with school boards and other organizations at the local, regional and national levels to promote the participation of all section 23 parents, regardless of their French-language skills, in their children’s educational life.   Read More

Suzanne Jacob

British-Columbia

Suzanne Jacob Treasurer

Chair of la Société de développement économique (SDE) de la Colombie-Britannique

Suzanne was a business manager of  insurance offices in  several Canadian cities.   Read More

Monique Collette

Ontario

Monique Collette Secretary

Retired from the Public Service of Canada

Recently retired from the Public Service of Canada after a career spanning 37 years, Mme Collette has a vast experience in the fields of economic and social development and management.   Read More

Yvon Godin

New-Brunswick

Yvon Godin Director

Consultant

A former miner at the Brunswick mine, Yvon Godin devoted 18 years of his career to politics as Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, New Brunswick, from 1997 to 2015.   Read More

Paulette Duguay

Manitoba

Paulette Duguay Director

Consultant

Born in 1955 in Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Paulette is the third of five children of a Métis mother from the Red River and a father of French-Canadian ancestry. She enjoyed a happy childhood, but in an atmosphere of pride and perseverance for the preservation of the French language and the traditions of her Franco-Métis heritage.   Read More

Yves Ducharme

Quebec

Yves Ducharme Director

Chair of Regroupement des gens d'affaires de la Capitale nationale

Quebec Bar Lawyer since 1984, M. Ducharme presently act as Consultant and offers Stategic advice on public relations and lobby service at the municipal level.    Read More

Claire Thibideau

Ontario

Claire Thibideau Director

Consultant in francophone education

  Ms. Thibideau has worked in education since 1978, beginning as a teacher. Until 2010, she was also a pedagogical advisor, elementary school principal, and director of the identity building department at the Conseil scolaire catholique Mon Avenir.   Read More

Jenny Matingu

Ontario

Jenny Matingu Director

Project Officer

During her university years, Jenny developed a special interest in issues related to the multicultural aspect of our Canadian society and plurality within the Francophonie.   Read More

Georges Arsenault

Prince Edward Island

Georges Arsenault Director

Historian, ethnologist and communicator

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in History at the Université de Moncton in New Brunswick, Mr. Arsenault continued his studies at Université Laval in Quebec City to obtain a Master’s degree in Popular Arts and Traditions.   Read More

Daphné Kathia Rosalbert

Quebec

Daphné Kathia Rosalbert Director

LL.L
Lawyer

Civil Law graduate from the University of Ottawa, Daphné Rosalbert is a lawyer and Senior Regulatory Risk Management Advisor in the banking sector.   Read More

Chedly Belkhodja

Quebec

Chedly Belkhodja Director

Teacher and director, Concordia University

Chedly Belkhodja is professor and director of the Concordia University School of Public and Community Affairs. From 1992 to 2014, he was a professor in the Department of Political Science at the Université de Moncton.   Read More

Jean Johnson

National

Jean Johnson Director

FCFA du Canada president

Biography coming soon.   Read More

Did you know…

The Foundation was created in 2004 by the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada.