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About us

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors establishes the agency's strategic orientations and ensures their implementation. It establishes the priorities for the products and services offered to businesses in the agricultural and agri-food sector, develops the appropriate orientations and adopts programs so they can be implemented. It is accountable to the government for the agency's decisions.

Board Members

Alain Gagnon, President of the board
Corporate Director

Pascale Mongrain, Vice-President of the board
Lawyer, CPA
Executive Director
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Martin Cartier
Global director
Construction – Hatch 

Ernest Desrosiers
Chief Executive Officer
La Financière agricole du Québec

Marc Dion
Deputy Minister
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation

Martin Caron
First Vice President
L'Union des producteurs agricoles

Bernard Deshaies
Corporate Director

Danielle Ferron
Senior Litigation Partner
Langlois avocats

Jacynthe Gagnon
Fédération de l'Union des producteurs agricoles de la Capitale-Nationale-Côte-Nord

Marthe Lacroix
Corporate Director

Gilles Lavoie
Former Senior Director General
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Mirella Pisciuneri
Richter Groupe Conseil inc.

Charles-Félix Ross
General director
Union des producteurs agricoles

Claude Viel
Les Producteurs de bovins du Québec

Julie Bissonnette
Fédération de la relève agricole du Québec

Renée Saint-Hilaire
General Secretary
La Financière agricole du Québec