Our board of directors is made up of experts, connoisseurs and individuals who are socially involved in the community and who are committed to the development, emergence and brand awareness of its member companies.

As a result, each member of the board of directors is committed to the mission, vision and philosophy of the RGA with continuing support of the members who are the heart and core of the organization.

BEcome a member of our board of directors

We invite members who wish to get involved with our board of directors to submit their candidacy to the board itself.

Please send you resume to the following address :

Click here to see all of our past presidents. 

Bernadette Sarazin

Bernadette Sarazin


Bernadette Sarazin has over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, project management, governance, communications and marketing. She graduated from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa with a specialization in ...

Julie Potvin



As a senior Health Advisor in the Ottawa office for Mercer, Julie Potvin helps her clients design group insurance strategies that recognize that employee benefits are an important financial issue and are a key element in a total compensation program. She is a member of the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute ....




As a commercial account manager for RBC Royal Bank, Francois Carrière is responsible for providing financial advices and services to small and medium businesses in the Ottawa area. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree (Economics), a Bachelor of Education degree as well as a Master of Education degree, all from the University of Ottawa ... 

Joëlle Drouin



As Director of Marketing and Communications for the Mouvement d'implication francophone d'Orléans (MIFO), Joëlle Drouin has worked in the franco-ontarian community and cultural community for over five years and has over ten years of experience in the fields of communications and marketing ...

Me Dani Ann Robichaud

Me Dani Ann Robichaud


Founder and President of La Boîte Juridique, a firm offering legal advices to SMEs,  Dani Ann Robichaud holds two Bachelor of Laws (LL.B/LL.L) from the University of Ottawa where she also completed four years of specialized training in commerce, marketing and business internationals. She was admitted to the Quebec BAR in 1994 ...

Denis Bouchard



Since 2017, Denis Bouchard has worked for the CRTC (Canadian radio-television and  telecommunications comission) as Senior Advisor. As an expert in content research and development, Denis Bouchard has been contributing to the restructuring of organizations for more than fifeteen years ...

Michel Boulet



Passionnate about languages, Michel Boulet has been the owner of a translation firm (French & English) since 2016. He holds a Honors BA in Political Sciences from the Laval University and a Master's degree in International Relations from Carleton University during which he learned Russian ...

Pierre Bourgon



Pierre Bourgon has been a partner in the accounting firm BDO Canada s.r.l. for the past 25 years. Originally from St-Isidore in eastern Ontario, Pierre has more than 30 years of experience in professional audit and consulting experience in small and medium-sized businesses and non-profit organizations. Graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1981, he obtained his CA designation in 1984 and practices in Ontario and Quebec ...

Liane Brière



Liane Brière currently holds the role of business development and strategic recruitment manager within the Executive MBA of the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. She holds more than 12 years of experience in academia specifically in public relations and in events management. A graduate of the University of Ottawa, she has been involved in the franco-ontarien community since her youth ...

Charles Castonguay



Graduated from HEC Montreal and the Université du Québec en Outaouais, Charles Castonguay his CPA and his CA accounting designation in 2011 after completing and passing the uniform final exam in 2009. Since then, he has been working for Deloitte. He provides certification and advisory services to many businesses and public sector organizations, both in Ottawa and Gatineau ...

Gilles Levasseur



Lawyer and university professor of law, management and economics, Gilles Levasseur is actively involved in files relating to constitutional law, including language rights in Canada. With extensive experience in french language services, he has sat on serveral national and provincial organizations, among others as President of the Cooperation Council of Ontario ...

Yaye Peukassa



Yaye Peukassa currently works as Business Development Manager and partnerships within the Association francaise des municipalités de l'Ontario and the Fondation franco-ontarienne. He defines himself as a proud Acadian from Sainte-Marie Bay, by adoption ...

Jeanne-Hélène Tardivel



Jeanne-Hélène Tardivel, Director for Montfort Renaissance, has been active for more than 25 years in the greater Ottawa area. She is recognized for the acuity of her entrepreneurial vision and for the excellence of her professional relationships with her organization's partners. Before joining Montfort Renaissance, she held various senior management positions at the University du Québec en Outaouais and at La Cité. 

Réjean Thibault



Rejean Thibault is Vice-President of Business Development and Student Services on behalf of the largest french-language college in Ontario and outside Québec, La Cité. For the past 26 years, he has worked in the business community in the national capital region.

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