Board of Directors

One of the VFC’s success is its Board of Directors. Responsible for the health and sustainability of the organization, it relies on policies and regulations to carry out the mission of the VFC and makes a clear distinction between governance and operational.

The Board of Directors of the Valcartier Family Centre is looking for candidates

Member of a military family (regular/reservist)
Member of a Veteran’s family
Military (regular/reservist)
Retired Military/Veteran
Person interested in volunteering

Members of the Board of Directors

Julie Grandmaison

Julie Grandmaison

Chair, spouse and military

Ms. Grandmaison is a military member and military spouse. Her strong board experience and leadership contributes to the implementation of the VFC’s projects.

Isabelle Têtu

Isabelle Têtu

Vice-Chair, military spouse

Ms. Têtu is a military spouse and works as a nurse practitioner. She has several years of experience and training as a psychosocial worker, social worker, clinical nurse and lecturer at Université Laval and UQAR. Through her involvement, she contributes to the development of innovative projects while respecting the Centre’s mission, values and services.

Clara Gauvreau-Leblanc

Clara Gauvreau-Leblanc

Treasurer, military spouse

Ms. Gauvreau-Leblanc is a military spouse and holds a position as CPA auditor with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. She is familiar with the reality of nonprofit organizations and has the vision to be a board administrator. She wants to share the VFC’s mission and the solidarity shown by the community.

Marie Blanchet

Marie Blanchet

Civilian

Ms. Blanchet is a lawyer with extensive experience in municipal law. She has been a political attaché, teacher and has board experience. She helps the VFC provide the best services to military families.

Caroline Côté

Caroline Côté

Administrator, military spouse

Ms. Côté is a military spouse. She is the Executive Director of an Early Childhood Centre.

Dominic Grosleau

Dominic Grosleau

Administrator, military

Mr. Grosleau has been in the military since 2002 and contributes to the VFC’s influence. He also holds a certificate in bookkeeping and a certificate in SME accounting. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Administration degree.

Marie-Hélène Richard

Marie-Hélène Richard

Administrator, military spouse

A spouse and daughter of a military member, Ms. Richard is an employment counsellor who knows the reality, issues and solutions that the VFC proposes. Her several experiences in addiction counselling, youth intervention and with the Suicide Prevention Centre have enabled her to be active in the civilian community and she now wants to benefit the military community.

Stéphanie Vachon

Stéphanie Vachon

Administrator, military

Military meteorological technician for the past 8 years, Ms. Vachon often volunteers for various organizations that are close to her heart. She recognizes herself in the values the VFC promotes.

Rea-Anne Weekley

Rea-Anne Weekley

Military spouse

Military spouse. She has many volunteering experiences. She brings her management, organization and communication skills to the VFC.

Tecla Zamuner

Tecla Zamuner

Administrator, civilian

Ms. Zamuner is trained as a lawyer and has continued her career in administration and communication in several cultures. She has lived in several countries, so she has a strong ability to adapt. She wants to help military families get better services.

Lucie Jalbert

Lucie Jalbert

Administratrice, civile

Ms. Jalbert has been working in communications for nearly 30 years. She is currently working as a multiplatform advertising consultant for Québecor and have for almost 24 years. She is also an administrator for her family’s company PAGEAU.COM, small communication business.  

Ex-officio members

Lieutenant-colonel Girard

Lieutenant-colonel Girard

He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1996. Lieutenant Colonel Girard completed three deployments in Bosnia and one in Afghanistan. 

He has a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education Teaching and the Master of Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada. He completed the Joint Command and Staff Programme in 2013 at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto. 

Lieutenant-colonel Chantal Bérubé, CD

Lieutenant-colonel Chantal Bérubé, CD

Lieutenant Colonel Bérubé enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in 1999 through the 6th Field Artillery Regiment from Lévis. She deployed to Bosnia and Hezergovina, and to Afghanistan. She is the first woman to command a artillery regiment in Canada. 

Lieutenant Colonel Bérubé has a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Université Laval and the Master of Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada.  She is currently the Mental Health Services Manager at the Valcartier Health Center. 

Lieutenant-colonel Eva Beauchamp-Davidson

Lieutenant-colonel Eva Beauchamp-Davidson

She joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 2006. She started her career at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston. She has bachelor’s degree in science with a specialty in chemistry and an history minor.

In 2010, she joined the big family of the Royal 22nd Regiment. She is currently in office at the 5CMBG HQ in the military human ressources section.  

 

Valcartier Family Centre

Executive Director

Frédéric Moisan

Frédéric Moisan

He is a member of the Quebec CPAs Order since 2015. He worked in various organizations in Nunavik between 2006 and 2015.

M. Moisan started working for the VFC in 2015 as the Finance and Administration Director. He became the Executive Director in May 2019.

Executive Assitant

Anne St-Gelais

Anne St-Gelais

She cumulates more than 35 years of experience in administration, human resources and finances. She has strong governance experience for having collaborated with the boards of directors and governance comitees for the past 20 years.  

Military spouse for 35 years, now a veteran’s spouse, she has at heart the military families issues.