Committees

The Communications Committee has a cross-cutting outlook on all of the association’s activities. It draws up and executes the organization’s annual communications plan, develops new ways to reach the MBA community, helps promote AMBAQ, and protects the reputation of its members. The individuals on the Communications Committee support AMBAQ’s work by actively participating in its strategic committees.

Committee chair


Myriam Crevier, MBA
Associée, vice-présidente et directrice générale
SYRUS Réputation

Members


Jean Mongeau, MBA
Coach professionnel
Double Impact Coaching

Danielle Tardif, MBA
Consultante sénior
ZIEL stratégie et marcom

Laurent Therrien, MBA
Directeur
SYRUS Réputation

Alex-Sandra Thibault, MBA
Directrice principale, communication d'entreprise
CASACOM

MBA Chats

MBA Chats offer strategic discussion meetings in a virtual format, thereby connecting members, students, and major partners. They enable people to meet and network, in addition to showcasing MBAs in the corporate world.

Committee chair


Brigitte Dupuis, MBA
Directrice de comptes majeurs, Institutionnel
Société de Contrôle Johnson Canada 

Members


Josée-Christine Boilard, MBA
Présidente,
Talent Flex Conseil
et Associée, Cyan Talent

Marie-Josée Lareau, MBA
Présidente et Fondatrice
InnoveLab

 

 

 

M40

This committee offers exclusive meetings to members, who gather in person each month to exchange information and share their expertise and experience on a specific theme central to their professional development.

Committee chair


Émilie Boisvert, MBA
Directrice Principale, Ventes Réseaux Complémentaires
Desjardins

Members


Lejla Aliefendic, MBA
Directrice crédit, Avantage Concessionnaire Scotia
Banque Scotia

Simon Foucher, MBA
Architecte d'entreprise
Stikeman Elliott

Claudia Ouellet, MBA
Directrice des opérations
Mentor Aero

 

 

Lunch Talk

This committee is responsible for showcasing the perspectives of MBA graduates from Quebec and abroad on important, timely topics. The committee determines topics and coordinates event planning activities.

Committee chair


Kathleen St-Pierre, MBA
Associée
Deloitte

Members


Myriam Crevier, MBA
Associée, vice-présidente et directrice générale
SYRUS Réputation

Marie-Chantale Lortie, MBA
Chef, Partenariats
BDC

Saran Sow, MBA
Fondatrice et consultante réglementée en immigration canadienne
E-Migration Consulting

Annie Vezeau, MBA
Directrice principale, Services conseils en gestion des risques
KPMG

 

MBA Gala

This committee is responsible for the brainstorming, implementation, and funding of AMBAQ’s annual flagship event gathering together more than 450 attendees, including key players in the Quebec business community.

Members


Luc Bisaillon, MBA
Premier directeur général, Groupe des clients corporatifs
RBC Banque Royale

Myriam Crevier, MBA
Associée, vice-présidente et directrice générale
SYRUS Réputation

Geneviève St-Cyr Larkin, MBA
Avocate
McCarthy Tétrault

Cynthia Lemme, MBA
Directrice générale, Services bancaires aux grandes entreprises et Marchés des capitaux
BMO

Marie-Chantale Lortie, MBA
Chef, Partenariats
BDC

 

Dominique Vézina, MBA
Vice-présidente, Gestion des risques, Marchés boursiers et Analyse transactionnelle
CDPQ

 

 

This committee validates budget forecasts and monitors monthly income statements, cash flow, and the audit file.

Committee chair


Nicolas Boily, MBA
Associé
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Members


Luc Bisaillon, MBA
Premier directeur général, Groupe des clients corporatifs
RBC Banque Royale

Dominique Vézina, MBA
Vice-présidente, Gestion des risques, Marchés boursiers et Analyse transactionnelle
CDPQ

 

 

This committee oversees the internal functioning of the Board, the structure of AMBAQ, the Board’s evaluation, the identification of candidates for the Board of Directors, AMBAQ’s risk assessment, and reviews of major agreements involving AMBAQ. The committee is also responsible for the association’s by-laws and management of annual general meetings. It is made up of various subcommittees that focus on different areas.

Committee chair


Luc Bisaillon, MBA
Premier directeur général, Groupe des clients corporatifs
RBC Banque Royale

Members


Nicolas Boily, MBA
Associé
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Myriam Crevier, MBA
Associée, vice-présidente et directrice générale
SYRUS Réputation

Marc Ducharme, MBA
Chef administratif
Fasken

Michel Khouday, MBA
Vice-président exécutif et directeur général, 
Ingénierie, Infrastructures privée et publique
SAJO 

Elyse Lemay, MBA
Vice-présidente, Affaires juridiques et réglementaires, Québec
Canada Vie

 

Kathleen St-Pierre, MBA
Associée
Deloitte

Dominique Vézina, MBA
Vice-présidente, Gestion des risques, Marchés boursiers et Analyse transactionnelle
CDPQ

 

 

Nominating committee

This committee identifies directors consistent with the association’s mission and values. The committee oversees the selection of directors who are recommended at the annual meeting and evaluates the directors serving on the board.

Committee chair


Dominique Vézina, MBA
Vice-présidente, Gestion des risques, Marchés boursiers et Analyse transactionnelle
CDPQ

Members


Luc Bisaillon, MBA
Premier directeur général, Groupe des clients corporatifs
RBC Banque Royale

Nicolas Boily, MBA
Associé
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Bernard Labelle, MBA
Chef de la direction des ressources humaines
CGI

Michel Khouday, MBA
Vice-président exécutif et directeur général, 
Ingénierie, Infrastructures privée et publique
SAJO 


Diversity and inclusion

For AMBAQ, representing the great diversity of our community is a strategic priority.
This committee is responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are at the core of our values and are considered by the committees in all their initiatives.

Committee chair


Cynthia Lemme, MBA
Directrice générale, Services bancaires aux grandes entreprises et Marchés des capitaux
BMO

Members


Barbara Henchey, MBA
Directrice, Bureau de la doyenne
École de gestion John-Molson, Concordia

Caroline Jodoin, MBA
Avocate senior
Norton Rose Fulbright

Geneviève St-Cyr Larkin, MBA
Avocate
McCarthy Tétrault

Saran Sow, MBA
Fondatrice et consultante réglementée en immigration canadienne
E-Migration Consulting

 

This committee ensures the relevance of that the association’s value proposition 
in order to attract and retain association members. The committee also makes sure that members make the most of their benefits.

Committee chair


Elyse Lemay, MBA
Vice-présidente, Affaires juridiques et réglementaires, Québec
Canada Vie

Members


Caroline Jodoin, MBA
Avocate senior
Norton Rose Fulbright

Barbara Henchey, MBA
Directrice, Bureau de la doyenne
École de gestion John-Molson, Concordia

Saran Sow, MBA
Fondatrice et consultante réglementée en immigration canadienne
E-Migration Consulting

Alex-Sandra Thibault, MBA
Directrice principale, communication d'entreprise
CASACOM

The Partnerships Committee promotes AMBAQ’s interests through a partnership strategy aligned with the association’s financial needs and strategic plan. 
It guides relationships with key partners and maximizes long-term benefits.

Committee chair


Marie-Chantale Lortie, MBA
Chef, Partenariats
BDC

Members


Luc Bisaillon, MBA
Premier directeur général, Groupe des clients corporatifs
RBC Banque Royale

Brigitte Dupuis, MBA
Directrice de comptes majeurs, Institutionnel
Société de Contrôle Johnson Canada 

Caroline Jodoin, MBA
Avocate senior
Norton Rose Fulbright

Marie-Chantale Lortie, MBA
Chef, Partenariats
BDC


 

 

 


 

 

This committee maintains smooth and efficient relationships with partner universities by supporting them and by promoting AMBAQ and encouraging student membership to the association. It is also in charge of implementing several strategies to make our mission known in the regions of our partner universities.

Committee chair


Benoit-Mykolas Savignac, MBA
Conseiller stratégique 
EY

Members


UQTR
Joanie Champagne, MBA
Conseillère en placements et en patrimoine
RBC Dominion valeurs mobilières 

Université Concordia
Barbara Henchey, MBA
Directrice, Bureau de la doyenne
École de gestion John-Molson, Concordia

Université Laval
Catherine Pelletier, MBA
Directrice, Service des communications et du recrutement
FSA ULaval

Université de Sherbrooke
Rosa Lourdes Garcia Diaz, MBA
Consultante
CGI

Université McGill
Mark Michaud, MBA
Directeur de l'administration
McGill 

 

HEC Montréal
Sophie Moreau, MBA
Mentor et chargée de cours
HEC Montréal