Board directors members
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Board directors members
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.
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.
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 has more than 30 years of experience at the clinical and administrative levels in the nursing and hospital environment in Montreal. She served as Vice President, Operations and Nursing at St. Mary’s Hospital Center for over 15 years. She previously held various managerial positions in nursing and management. For the past four years, she has acted as a consultant at the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-Montréal, offering her clinical expertise in major infrastructure modernization projects.
She has been involved in the Parkinson Montréal-Laval organization for many years and acts as Chair of the Board of Directors. For the past year, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of Parkinson Québec and holds the position of secretary.
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).
Marc Jutras graduated from the University of Quebec in Montreal in Business Administration and has worked in the field of corporate events for more than 20 years as a corporate account manager.
Marc has served on the board of directors of the Canadian Society of Association Directors, the Canadian Cancer Society and was involved on the governing board of the Patriotes school board. Marc was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2015. With the determination and desire to improve his quality of life and that of those who are affected, he wants to put his shoulder to the wheel and take advantage of its skills to help Parkinson Québec in its mission and in achieving its objectives.
For almost forty years, Ms. Rouillier has worked in the field of education, including thirty years at Cégep Marie Victorin. A manager since 1990 in this college, she held the position of general manager during two terms of office from 2003 to 2013.
Ms. Rouillier particularly stands out for her many professional involvements on several boards of directors, notably the chairmanship of the Boards of Directors of the East Montreal Chamber of Commerce, of Colleges and Institutes Canada, of the Audit Committee of the University of Quebec and Vice-President of Caisse Desjardins Rivières des Prairies.
Ayant eu un diagnostic de Parkinson en 2011, Mme Rouillier veut mettre à profit son expérience à titre de bénéficiaire des services de Parkinson Québec et ses acquis professionnels en gouvernance.
My Anh Hamel
My Anh Hamel is a business lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon S.E.N.C.R.L./s.r.l. His practice covers various aspects of commercial and corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies.
During her law studies, My Anh worked for the community organization Project Genesis as a legal advisor. Today, she continues her pro bono involvement by assisting elite Canadian athletes in their representation before the Sport Dispute Resolution Center of Canada.
Jean Pierre Gay
Jean Pierre Gay holds a Baccalaureate in chemical engineering from the University of Laval (1967). Now retired, he previously worked for 40 years in the pulp and paper industry including VP Technology at NLK Consultants, Plant Manager at Newstech, Deferiet, NY and Director of Operations at Cascades, Thunder Bay which had 600 employees. He was known in the industry as a specialist in process chemistry.
Mr. Gay was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2016. He had previously gone through a period without treatment which left him in very bad shape. By very happy coincidences and very good friends, he was able to take advantage of the required treatments after a few months, which put him back on his feet and virtually eliminated the symptoms.
Dr. Élaine Racine-Charette is a neurologist at CIUSSS-Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean since 2018. After completing her residency in neurology at the University of Sherbrooke, she specialized in movement disorders during a year of additional training at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montréal.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease are an important part of her clinical practice. Being particularly concerned with the well-being of Parkinson’s patients in the region, she joined the local Parkinson’s Program team and participated in meetings of Parkinson-Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean before taking the plunge to sit on the Board of Directors of Parkinson Québec.
Recently retired after working for nearly 30 years at Desjardins, she finished her career by collaborating with the Desjardins Foundation. Throughout her career, work and her desire to give back to the community have led her to work and serve in several charities and foundations.
His commitment to these organizations has allowed him to learn, day after day, the virtues of volunteering and to get actively involved by focusing on these specific skills and on the synergies of the various groups.
Affected by Parkinson’s disease at a very benign stage, her involvement will allow her to learn more about this disease and to contribute to the fullest extent of her possibilities, in accordance with the guidelines of the council, in the search for solutions likely, if not to cure, at least to mitigate the devastating effects of Parkinson’s.
During a long career as a manager in the media world in Quebec and Canada, Marc Blondeau was heavily involved in the arts community and in numerous professional associations.
Since his retirement as President and CEO of the Société de la Place des Arts de Montréal in December 2018, he remains active in the community in various capacities.
Having been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he agreed to join the Board of Directors of Parkinson Quebec in November 2022.
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