Staff

Diane BertrandDiane Bertrand
Director of Community Engagement
514 866-0808 ext. 102
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Diane Bertrand is a member of FGM's founding team. Before that, she worked for the Société de coopération et de développement international (SOCODEVI) as Development Project Coordinator in West Africa. She then joined UNICEF where she served, in turn, as Director of the Youth Program and Director of Volunteer Resources.
Lise Charbonneau Lise Charbonneau, CPA, CA
Vice President of Administration, Finance and Investments
514 866-0808 ext.105
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Lise Charbonneau has more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting. Prior to her arrival at FGM, she worked for 15 years at an organization specializing in social reintegration. She then worked to an IT firm. Lise has served on various boards of directors and is a member of the Union des artistes.
Diana ChelotDiana Chelot
Finance and Accounting Analyst
514 866-0808 ext. 108
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Diana Chelot is a graduate of HEC Montréal with a degree in management and accounting. Prior to joining the Foundation of Greater Montréal, she worked for a community organization before moving to the accounting firm Deloitte, first as a technician for its global employer services and later as senior accountant for Deloitte Private.
Mélanie CyrMélanie Cyr
Administrative assistant
514 866-0808 ext. 100
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Mélanie Cyr has close to 15 years of experience in administration, particularly in customer service and administrative support. Prior to her arrival at the Foundation, Mélanie worked for bankruptcy trustees, as well as for a financial services firm.
Marion Daul Marion Daul
Project Manager - Communications, Publications and Events
514 866-0808 ext. 113
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Marion Daul holds a master's degree in communication and multimedia. She began her career in France, where she worked in various industries as a project manager and as a communications officer. After moving to Québec, she worked mostly for non-profits before joining FGM.
Simon Delorme Simon Delorme
Project Manager - Communications, Public Relations and Social Media
514 866-0808 ext. 107
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After earning his master's degree in political science, Simon Delorme worked for the federal public service. He then moved to municipal politics, where he was a liaison officer for three years before joining the FGM team.
Fabiola Existe Fabiola Existe
Accounting Management Agent
514 866-0808, ext. 103
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Fabiola Existe spent eight years in the banking industry, specifically in customer service and team management, before her arrival at the Foundation. Her academic credentials include accounting studies at HEC Montréal.
Catherine FisetteCatherine Fisette
Director of Public Affairs and Communications
514 866-0808, ext. 109
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Catherine Fisette holds a master's and bachelor's degree in political science. After seven years as a political advisor at the Quebec National Assembly, she became Director of Government Relations for a Quebec public affairs firm. She subsequently served as Director of Public Affairs and Communications at various non-profits and social economy organizations.
Yvan GauthierYvan Gauthier
President and CEO
514 866-0808 ext. 101
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Prior to his appointment as CEO of the Foundation, Yvan Gauthier was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) between 2004 and 2013. Under his leadership, the CALQ won the third Prix Fonction publique for the Mécénat Placements Culture program.

He also held management positions at the Conseil des métiers d'art du Québec, as well as at the Regroupement Loisir Québec and the Ve Biennale internationale des villes d'hiver. He has also served as President of various Québec and Canadian associations and groups. Mr. Gauthier has completed the requirements for a master's degree in economic history and holds a bachelor's degree in cultural animation from UQÀM.
Tasha LackmanTasha Lackman
Vice President of Philanthropy and Community
514 866-0808 ext. 118
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Tasha Lackman holds three undergraduate degrees: in law and social work (McGill University), and environmental studies (University of Waterloo). Prior to her arrival at FGM, she was Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives at McGill University. A specialist in business law, Tasha was named Young Bar of Montreal Lawyer of the Year in 2013 and ranks among Montréal's Top 20 real estate lawyers. She worked for over 12 years for the law firm Fasken, where she rose to the rank of partner. Tasha founded and directed the yoga school Fertilité, posture de l'enfant. 

Over the years, she has been involved in Oxfam-Québec, the Girls Action Foundation, the YMCAs of Quebec, the Montreal Real Estate Foundation for Kids and the MUHC Foundation. Until her appointment as Vice President, she served on the FGM Board and Community Engagement Committee.
Hélène Latreille Hélène Latreille, TEP
Delegate of the President and CEO
Philanthropic Partnerships

514 866-0808 ext. 106
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Hélène Latreille has more than 30 years of experience in finance, more specifically in trusts and asset management.  During the course of her career, she has served as Senior Advisor, Trust and Investment, for Royal Trust and CIBC Financial Planning, as Training Coordinator at Royal Bank Financial Group, and as Vice President at T.A.L. Private Wealth Limited and Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch.

She has been a volunteer advisor for many charitable organizations and is regularly invited to speak and deliver workshops on the various ways to integrate philanthropy into financial and estate planning.

Hélène sits on the executive committee of the Montréal chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), an international association with more than 20,000 members in 96 countries.
Alexandra SucheckiAlexandra Suchecki
Project Manager, Philanthropic Development (Programs)
514 866-0808 ext. 124
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Alexandra Suchecki holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and linguistics from Université de Montréal. Before joining the FGM team, she worked for many community organizations, notably in the field of healthcare. She gained experience in fundraising, intervention and project management.
Aïcha Ali TaïgaAïcha Ali Taïga
Corporate Secretary
514 866-0808 ext. 110
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Aïcha Ali Taïga holds two master's degrees, in business law and contract law, and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2014. After having started her career in real estate law, she worked in the field of aeronautics, where she managed contracts and compliance and was a member of the Women in Aerospace committee in Quebec.
Linda Tchombé Linda Tchombé
Advisor, Philanthropic Development
514 866-0808 ext. 104
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Linda Tchombé has more than 10 years of experience in customer service, administrative support and team leading. She has worked in various fields, including online commerce and non-profit fundraising. She holds a PhD in biology.
Marion Van StaeyenMarion Van Staeyen (on maternity leave)
Communications Coordinator
514 866-0808 ext. 112
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Marion Van Staeyen holds a bachelor's degree in social sciences and a master's degree in communications. She has over seven years of experience in cultural communications, acquired at various companies and associations.




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