BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2020-2021

The Team 2020-2021:

From top to bottom: Frédéric Thibault, Charles Jacob, Marc Choquet (Past Director 2014-2020), Patrice Juneau, Jérôme Jobin, Alphonse Galluccio, Suzanne Fortin, Nicolas Sbarrato, Lyse Le Gal, Ariane Laverdure (General Manager), Marc-André Lépine and Sylvie Maréchal.
Missing from the photo: Fadjiah Collin-Mazile.

BIOGRAPHIES

MARC-ANDRÉ LÉPINE

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President

Current Position
Vice-President of Operations and Development at Acero Groupe Immobilier

Academic Background
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal MBA, HEC Montréal

Mandate at Genium360
2nd year of 3rd mandate

Civic Engagement
Volunteer on the Comité d’analyse et de relations avec les organismes, Centraide Québec & Chaudière-Appalaches.

Skills and Expertise
Expert in strategic planning, Reviewing Business Models & Improvement of Operations. An entrepreneur that enjoys challenging the status quo in order for organizations to evolve and increase their value.

Why Engineering?
Curiosity led me to engineering given that engineering allowed me to understand the science behind the way many of the things around us work. In order to develop an analytical mindset allowing me to better solve complex issues.

My Contribution to Genium360
Ensure that all efforts necessary are deployed in order to make every interaction between Genium360 and its members relevant and therefore contribute to keeping their interest alive.

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SYLVIE MARÉCHAL

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Vice-President

Current Position
Corporate Director

Academic Background
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal
MBA, Human Resources, HEC Montréal

Mandate at Genium360
2nd year of 3rd mandate

Civic Engagement

Vice-President, Montreal chapter of Réseau Action TI (2011-2013)

President and administrator of NPO in mental health

Highly involved in governance and human resources committees

Skills and Expertise
Head leader in IT and highly versatile with an impressive career as Chief Information Officer with a reputation of focusing on satisfying clients and their needs. Practical achievements in most aspects of IT and great organizational capacities have enabled her to restructure, consolidate and effectively manage big international IT operations. Appreciated and respected for her flexibility and her open and communicative management style, she has built enthusiastic, autonomous and inclusive teams of employees.

Why Engineering?
In order to tangibly improve business processes in keeping with new technologies.

My Contribution to Genium360
Collaborate with my fellow administrators and tenure to improve services to engineering graduates throughout their lives. Contribute to sound governance to ensure the sustainability of Genium360.

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ALPHONSE GALLUCCIO Picture

Treasurer

Current Position
President, AMG Conseil
Accounting, Finance and Internal Auditing Expert
FCPA et FCMA

Academic Background
Bachelor of Business Administration, HEC Montréal

Governance Training
ASC (certified company administrator), University Certification in Corporate Governance, Université Laval

Mandate at Genium360
2nd year of 3rd mandate

Civic Engagement
President of Audit Committee, Veterans Affairs Canada
Administrator, Institute of Internal Auditors, Montreal chapter

Skills and Expertise
Seasoned manager with an expansive experience in governance, internal verification, conformity, risk management and as a consultant in the service, financial, manufacturing and retail sectors.

Why Engineering?
I chose the accounting profession, but I have spent part of my career working with Quebec engineering companies that have a global reach.

My Contribution to Genium360
Collaborate with my colleagues by sharing my experience and by contributing an external view on implementing Genium360’s mission by positioning the stakeholders in the centre of the decision-making process thus ensuring long-term organizational viability. 

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SUZANNE FORTIN
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Secretary

Current Position
Lawyer and ASC (certified company administrator)

Academic Background
Law Degree (LL.L), Université de Montréal
Member of the Quebec bar
University Certification in Corporate Governance Ethics and Governance, Collège des administrateurs de sociétés

Mandate at Genium360
1st year of 3rd mandate

Civic Engagement

Fondation Pallia-Vie
President of the Board (2016-Present)

Maison de soins palliatifs de la Rivière-du-Nord
President & Administrator (1997-2015)

Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de St-Jérôme
Vice-Presidente (1993-2002)

Fondation André-Boudreau
Administrator (1998-1999)

National Bank of Canada
Member of the Advisory Committee (1992-1995)

CLSC Arthur-Buies de Saint-Jérôme
Administrator (1984-1986)

Centre communautaire juridique Laurentians
President et administrator (1980-1990)

CHSLD Youville, Saint-Jérôme
Administrator (1979-1982)

Skills and Expertise
Entrepreneur, partner at PFD lawyers, that has seen to the development and the growth of her law firm that now includes over 100 employees and 4 offices.

Why the involvement with Genium360?
Engineering is a fascinating science that brings exceptional contribution to our society. By joining Genium360, I can be closer to all these achievements.

My Contribution to Genium360
I want to actively collaborate with all Genium360’s members by offering my expertise and my experience as a lawyer and entrepreneur with the objective of ensuring the longevity of the organization.

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FADJIAH COLLIN-MAZILEFadjiah Collin-Mazile

Administrator

Current Position
Data Scientist, Shopify

Academic Background
Bachelor of Operations and Logistics Engineering, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS)
Certification in Bias & Discrimination in AI, Mila International Summer School
Training in NPO governance, Collège des administrateurs du Québec
Training in general accounting, UQAM

Mandate at Genium360
1st year of 1st mandate mandat

Autres implications à titre d’administratrice

Centraide
Member of the Board of Directors and Communication and Marketing Committee(2019-Today)

Gallea
Member of the advisory committee (2019-Today)

École de technologies supérieur (ÉTS)
Member of the Board of Directors (2016-2018)

Skills and Expertise
A data scientist specializing in research and development currently working in the e-commerce sector, with experience in operations research in the transportation, cultural and institutional sectors. Former entrepreneur, current corporate director and passionate about innovation.

Why Engineering?
I am certain that the profession you marry corresponds to the role you decide to play in society. As engineering professionals, our role is to build the world around us.

My Contribution to Genium360
As technology is at the heart of today's challenges, engineers must be a model for society, but also a vector of inclusiveness for everyone. It is with this vision that I wish to participate in the Board of Directors of Genium360.

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CHARLES JACOB

Administrator
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Current Position
Production Director, Ubisoft

Academic Background
Bachelor of Computer Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal

Mandate at Genium360
2nd year of 2nd mandate

Skills and Expertise
Project Management, Team Management, Change Management & Evolution of Practices, Video Game Development.

Why Engineering?
This decision was a natural progression in relation to my passions; I grew up with a strong interest for scientific subjects and great admiration for the human genius.

My Contribution to Genium360
I hope to help the organization maximize its impact within society with a broader reach for Quebec engineering and by highlighting its community. I would like the organization to inspire best practices and be a source of pride for its members. 

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JÉRÔME JOBIN

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Current Position

Vice President, Business Development, Parquets Alexandra Inc.

Academic Background
Bachelor's degree in wood engineering, Université Laval University University
University certification in corporate governance, Collège des administrateurs de sociétés

Mandate at Genium360
1st year of 2nd mandate

Skills and Expertise
Development of wood processing processes, marketing strategy, development of business partnerships.

Other Involvement as Administrator
Director, SADC Lotbinière Director, BOCA, Créneau Bois Chaudière-Appalaches

Why Engineering?
For the universe of opportunity that genius offers in terms of opportunities and innovation.

My Contribution to Genium360
I want my experience and ideas to contribute to the long-term development of Genium360 and to increasing the sense of belonging of its members.

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PATRICE JUNEAU

AdministratorPatrice

Current Position
Scientific Advisor, SR&RD Tax credits, Design Credits

Academic Background
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Université Laval

Mandate at Genium360
1st year of 3rd mandate

Skills and Expertise
Project Management, Scientific Writing, Business Development

My Contribution to Genium360
I want Genium360 to become widely known and create a contributing synergy with the various stakeholders of the engineering world.

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LYSE LE GAL

Administrator
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Current Position
Partner, Strategy and Business Innovation at Adjuvant Consulting Services

Academic Background
B. Economics, University of Ottawa
MBA, HEC Montréal ASC
ASC, University certification in corporate governance, Collège des Administrateurs de Société, Université Laval

Mandate at Genium360
1st year of the 2nd mandat

Skills and Expertise
Strategy, business development, finance, management.

Other Involvement as Administrator
CPE La Galijode, Treasurer and Director (2012-2015)
Fondation Le Plateau, Treasurer and Director (2016-2017)
AQCPE, Treasurer and Director (2016-)

Why Engineering?
I believe that Quebec's economic prosperity depends on the cross-cutting integration of skills, training and professions. The role of engineers is crucial and Genium360 plays a facilitating role in the engineering ecosystem, in industry and in Quebec society in general.

My Contribution to Genium360
I would like to contribute my experiences and perspectives on major contemporary issues to serve the organization in its strategic planning, positioning and good governance in order to continue to fulfill the mission of Génium360 for its members and ensure its sustainability.

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NICOLAS SBARRATO
Frederic Thibaut

Administrator

Current Position
Project Manager - Environment at WSP Canada Inc. - National Capital City

Academic Background
Bachelor's degree in chemistry and process engineering, École de chimie, physique et électronique de Lyon (France)
Master's degree in environmental sciences, UQÀM

Mandate at Genium360
1st year of the 2nd mandat

Civic Engagement
CPE La Bougeotte (2016-2019)
President et Vice-President

CPE Les Ateliers (2013-2016)
President, Vice-President & Administrator

Skills and Expertise
Project management, innovation and change management, development of business partnerships, expert in environmental rehabilitation of contaminated sites.

Why Engineering?
I have always been attracted to the great figures of science and scientific discoveries. With a Cartesian and inventive spirit and a desire to change the world, I moved quite early on to engineering, more precisely chemistry. Today, I apply some of the engineering concepts I have learned to my field of expertise: the environment.

My Contribution to Genium360
Offer my expertise, strategic thinking and involvement in the engineering world to support Genium360's innovative and attractive development.

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FRÉDÉRIC THIBAULTFrederic Thibaut

Administrator

Current Position
Chemical Process Consultant

Academic Background
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Université Laval
PMP Certification, Project Management Institute

Mandate at Genium360
2nd year of 3rd mandate

Civic Engagement
President, Comité des Parents, École Secondaire Mont St-Sacrement

Skills and Expertise
Project Management, Factory Design Engineering, Chemical Process Development, Feasibility Studies & Industrial Site Selection, Marketing & Sales Strategy, Business Partnership Development (Local & International), Risk Management.

Why Engineering?
Engineering is at the crossroads between science, the need to create and communication, 3 elements that make me come alive!

My Contribution to Genium360
I would like to work with my colleagues towards making Genium360 more efficient and more user-friendly, as well as making it a network where all engineers are happy and proud members.

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