Recent appointments at the Fondation OLO

At the annual general meeting held on May 8th and attended by representatives of member institutions, the Fondation OLO’s Board of Directors announced recent appointments to the Board.

Guy Barthell elected Chair of the Board
On May 5, 2014, the members of the Fondation OLO’s Board of Directors elected Mr. Guy Barthell as the organization’s new Chair of the Board.

A member of the Board since 2011, Mr. Barthell has over 25 years of experience as a strategic planning advisor. As a partner at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, he was closely involved in the latest Fondation OLO strategic planning exercise. Mr. Barthell has already demonstrated his ability to mobilize administrators around an expanded mission and carefully selected strategies to implement it. His vision and knowledge of the issues will continue to make an eloquent contribution to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Barthell takes over from Robert M. Lecavalier who held the position for 20 years. The Fondation OLO wishes to thank Mr. Lecavalier for his outstanding contribution towards the achievement of the organization’s mission and for his invaluable role on the Board of Directors.

Dominic Landry and Marc Ouellet, new Fondation OLO administrators
The Fondation OLO’s Board of Directors appointed Mr. Dominic Landry, Director Finance at Bell Technical Solutions, and Mr. Marc Ouellet, Vice-President and Comptroller (Canada) at CGI as new administrators. Their skills, commitment to the cause, and motivation to surpass philanthropic goals will undoubtedly serve the foundation well.
Mr. Landry was elected Treasurer and takes over from Ms. Claire Laplante who held the position for 18 years. The Fondation OLO wishes to thank Ms. Laplante for her remarkable contribution towards the organization’s cause and wishes her every success in her new cabinet.