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Daniel Cauchon

With over 30 years of experience in the charitable sector, Mr. Cauchon offers unique experience in management and in the development and improvement of programs and services.

Mr. Cauchon has held the positions of President at Danicau Services Conseils, a firm specializing in management consulting services for foundations and non-profit organizations, President and CEO of the Quebec Cancer Foundation, and Senior Advisor for Ketchum Canada. As General Manager of the Hôpital du Saint-Sacrement Foundation and a founding member of the Provincial Council of the Quebec Firefighters Foundation for Major Burns (Loto pompier), Mr. Cauchon participated in the establishment and development of these two organisms.

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Université Laval in addition to having a master’s degree in Administration, Mr. Cauchon has, since 2012, been teaching in the Certificate program in philanthropic management at the University of Montreal. Mr. Cauchon has been an administrator of Parkinson Québec since 2019.

Lyne Tremblay
Vice Chair

Lyne Tremblay is retired from the world of college education where she taught physical rehabilitation techniques for over 25 years at Cégep de Chicoutimi. Always very involved with students, teachers, physical rehabilitation therapists and the physiotherapy profession, she is part of the first CA of the Association des Thérapeutes en réadaptation physique du Québec, of the CA of the Ordre de la Physiothérapie. of Quebec (OPPQ) and of the Cégep de Chicoutimi.

She also received engagement awards from the OPPQ and received the Montaigne award (engagement award) from the Cégep de Chicoutimi. She also holds a master’s degree in pedagogy with a dissertation focused on professional ethics. She has been President of Parkinson Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean since 2018 and it is through physiotherapy that she decided to give of her time to the cause of Parkinson’s.

Jacques Huppertz
Second Vice Chair

After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Administration, I worked for over 32 years as a manager in the health network. At the same time, I sat for 16 years on various municipal councils as well as on various ACs (Caisse Desjardins and community organizations).

My spouse having been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, we get involved with our regional organization, Parkinson Estrie, of which I have been the president since 2015. I am convinced that volunteering can bring a lot to organizations that work for the community but that it can also enrich us and improve our quality of life.

Marie-France Cloutier

Marie-France Cloutier has worked as a chartered administrator in non-profit and charitable organizations for over 30 years. She moved from the cooperative housing community to that of human rights and democratic development, assuming the role of Director of Administration and Resources at Rights & Democracy.

“I have been involved with this cause for over 15 years because I have a very good friend who lives with the disease. The big challenges stimulate me and I wish to be able to be a unifying element of the movement in Quebec.”

Linda Bambonye
Gabriel Demers

Gabriel Demers holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Sherbrooke. During his studies, he became involved with the Foundation of the University of Sherbrooke and became involved as a volunteer speaker for the organization Pro Bono Students Canada. His rigor at work and the excellence of his academic record allowed him to appear on the Faculty of Law’s honor list during his three years of study.

Currently a trainee at the Bar, Mr. Demers will begin his legal career next July with Cain Lamarre in the municipal and construction law sectors. As a young professional, he wishes to use his knowledge to benefit people living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers and contribute to this cause which is close to his heart.

Siobhan Mullan

Siobhan works as a corporate lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon S.E.N.C.R.L./s.r.l. since 2019 and specializes in mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate governance and mining law.

She is a graduate of the John Molson School of Management (Concordia University), where she obtained a Bachelor of Commerce, and of the University of Sherbrooke, where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws, a graduate training in common law and transnational law and a master’s degree in law. Siobhan is currently Secretary and Administrator of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce (Montreal).

Stéphane Gendron

Stéphane has a university training in management which he put to good use when founding Synergétik Inc., a company specializing in energy optimization. Subsequently, he held various positions related to energy efficiency for Hydro-Québec, a company for which he still works as a trade commissioner.

He is currently a director on the boards of Parkinson Québec and Parkinson Centre-du-Québec Mauricie since 2020.

Nadine Labbé

For more than 20 years, Nadine Labbé has held strategic positions in the banking sector. She joined National Bank in 2009, where she held key roles in various fields, including personal banking. Nadine is now Vice President, Financing Solutions for Individual Clients.

In collaboration with various teams, she is responsible for guiding the evolution of products and communications in this sector.

Yves Dory

Co-author of 100 scientific publications and co-inventor of 12 patents, Professor Dory is recognized and has been cited often, especially for the design of supramolecular nanotubes with the potential to deliver drugs to the desired organs, in order to reduce their adverse effects.

Professor Dory learned in the fall of 2013 that he had Parkinson’s disease. Healing becomes his main goal, but with the added pressure of a countdown threatening his health and abilities.

A professor in the chemistry department in the Faculty of Science of the University of Sherbrooke, Yves Dory obtained funding of $ 300,000 over three years from the Quebec Health Research Fund to tackle Parkinson’s disease through an approach totally innovative supramolecular.

Marius Ménard

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