- Mr. Alex Létourneau, President
- Mr. Léo-Roch Poirier, Vice President
- Ms. Sandrine Siewe, Secretary
- Mr. Alexis Bouchard, Tresurer
- Ms. Natalie Bertrand
- Ms. Anne-Christine Boudreault
- Ms. Coralie Cressent
- Ms. Isabelle Doré
- Ms. Evelyne Langlois-Paquet
Natalie Bertrand, Gestion MIEUX-ÊTRE
As a specialist in the development of individuals and organizations, she bases her practice on her experience as a manager in large corporations (STM, Solidarity Fund QFL, Corporation d’Urgences-santé). Since 2007, she has been an executive coach with the consulting firm Gestion MIEUX-ÊTRE. She proposes judicious solutions to promote a healthy work climate. Her coaching approach is based on in-depth training in organizational development. She holds a doctorate in industrial psychology. She is a member of the Ordre des Conseillers en Ressources Humaines Agréés du Québec. Natalie has diverse professional implications. She is involved in university teaching at HEC Montréal and the Université de Sherbrooke. She is also a frequent speaker at various conferences.
Alexis Bouchard, Managing Partner NordiQ Capital
Alexis is a real passionate about business and entrepreneurship. After different experiences as a consulting actuary, financial analyst and management consultant across Canada, the United States and Europe, he founded Nordiq Capital, an investment platform with a mission of ensuring long term growth and sustainability of private businesses in Quebec. Alexis also regularly helps entrepreneurs with their business challenges and sits on two private companies’ board of directors and advisory committee. His involvement within the ACSM comes from a strong belief that a sound management of mental health within an organization can significantly improve its long term performance and the impact it has on its people and society. Alexis is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Anne-Christine Boudreault, Tax Partner at Cain Lamarre
Lawyer since 2010, Me Anne-Christine Boudreault practiced her profession in a major accounting firm before joining the Montreal firm’s Taxation Group and becoming a partner. This allowed her to develop a solid expertise in Canadian Taxation, including the international and cross-border aspects of transactions.
Moreover, she has expertise in business and real estate law and has developed a sub-speciality in real estate taxation, intellectual property and technology. It is said that she is a unifying person, good-natured, energetic, dynamic, efficient, and that she is not afraid to step out of her comfort zone. In addition, her transparency, flexibility, efficiency, approachability, team spirit and propensity to challenge the status quo are undoubtedly her major assets. Anne-Christine never hesitates to give her time for causes close to her heart. She has also successfully led several fundraising campaigns for various non-profit organizations.
Coralie Cressent, Entrepreneur and coach to entrepreneurs
Graduate of HEC Montreal in logistics and finance, Coralie is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned manager. Over the past 10 years, she has participated in the success of several small and medium-sized businesses in various sectors. As a founder, administrator, manager or consultant, she has developed an expertise in managing the growth of small and medium-sized businesses, which allows her to understand the administrative, operational and financial issues of companies.
Coralie has been actively involved in the entrepreneurial community for several years, and is committed to mental health prevention in the business and sports communities.
Isabelle Doré, Professor, School of Kinesiology and Human Kinetics, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal. Researcher, Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM)
Trained in sociology, she holds a PhD in public health and epidemiology from the Université de Montréal and a postdoctoral fellowship in kinesiology from the University of Toronto. She is currently a professor at the School of Kinesiology and Human Kinetics in the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal and a researcher at the Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM). Her research focuses on physical activity as a strategy to promote mental health and reduce the risk of anxiety and depressive disorders and aims to understand the mechanisms that may explain the benefits of physical activity on these mental health indicators. Her research focuses on adolescents and young adults in the general population, individuals diagnosed with cancer, and immunosuppressed populations.
Evelyne Langlois-Paquette, specialist in public financing
Evelyne has over 10 years of experience in the cultural, event and tourism sectors, working for some of the city’s biggest international events, including the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, the Francos de Montréal, Montréal en lumière, the Just for Laughs Festival, Osheaga, IleSoniq and Heavy Montréal.
Her interest in understanding things in depth, being at the heart of strategic thinking and promoting the deployment of projects and common visions led her to specialize in public funding for NPOs and in government relations.
It is her human values and her sensitivity to the cause of mental health that has led her to become involved. She hopes that her knowledge and skills will allow her to contribute to the growth and development of the Montreal branch of the CMHA for the greater benefit of the community.
Alex Létourneau, President-executive director, Onit
Alex is driven by a mission: to question and redefine models. His communication skills combined with his committed, respectful and authentic passion make him a rallying force with a great capacity for mobilization. Holder of a CPA, CA designation and with an atypical academic background combining finance, psychology, literature and mathematics, he combines his multidisciplinary skills and professional rigour to benefit the growth of organizations and his numerous entrepreneurial projects. Alex is actively involved with organizations promoting mental health. He has the avowed desire to make mental health prevention a subject that the medical community and the public attach as much importance to as physical health prevention.
Léo-Roch Poirier, INSPQ retiree
Léo-Roch worked for more than thirty years in health program and service evaluation at the Montreal and Montérégie Regional Public Health Departments as well as at the Institut national de santé publique du Québec. In this capacity, he has directed or co-directed subsidized projects in the field of mental health. Léo-Roch has also been a clinical lecturer in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the Université de Montréal and a lecturer at the École de réadaptation de l’Université de Sherbrooke. Finally, he was head of the Preventive Services and Chronic Diseases Unit at the Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal.
Sandrine Siewe, Fellow at the Institute of International Economic Law
Her background includes work with a securities regulator, an integrated retail investment broker, a bank, an asset manager, and a law firm, where she developed expertise in securities regulation and corporate governance.
She is currently studying the LL.M. program in General Studies at Georgetown University Law Center, with an expected completion date of May 2021. Her studies focus on legal and policy developments relating to financial regulation, international trade, and sovereign debt.
Ms. Siewe is included in the Women in Capital Markets (WCM)’s Board-Ready Directory, a list of qualified women to sit on public, crown, private, and not-for-profit Boards of Directors.