The executive board brings a specific and essential contribution to the realization of MISA’s mission. Besides, members who are from different paths bring outstanding enlightenment and got essential skills for the organization. The executive board is well-balanced and dynamic.

In fact, there are multiple expertises and representations:

  • One government affair representative;
  • One representative of the Mining Exploration of Quebec Association;
  • One representative of the Quebec Mining Association;
  • Three representatives of mining societies and exploration;
  • Three representatives of mining products and services;
  • One expert in marketing communication;
  • One expert in innovation management;
  • One expert in Canadian mining innovation network.

François Vézina

Chair of the Board
Seating as a representative for the mining societies
Vice-president technical services at Osisko Gold Royalties

Martine Paradis

Vice-Chair of the Board
Seating as the representative for mining societies
Vice-president engineering and environment, Nouveau-Monde Graphite

Norman Jacob

Secretary-treasurer
Seating as a representative for mining services and products enterprises
President, director-general at Technominex

Marc Lafontaine

Administrator
Seating as the mining societies representative
Corporate metallurgy director at Agnico Eagle Mines

Patrick Martel

Administrator
Seating as a representative for mining products and services enterprises
Innovation vice-president at Technosub

Mario Rouillier

Administrator
Seating as a representative for mining products and services enterprises
President director-general, Groupe Rouillier

Annie Paré

Administrator
Seating as a government affairs consultant representative
Director, Communications, ArcelorMittal Mines and Infrastructures Canada

Valérie Fillion

Administrator
Seating as a representative for the Association de l’Exploration minière du Québec
Director-general, Association de l’exploration minière du Québec

Josée Méthot

Administrator
Seating as a representative for the Quebec Mining Association
President, director-general at the Quebec Mining Association

Karine Lacroix

Administrator
Seating as an expert in communication and marketing representative
Communication advisor at the National Institute of mines

Guy Belletête

Administrator
Seating as an expert in innovation management
Vice-president in strategic affairs, product development institute

Francis Fournier

Administrator
Seating as an expert for the Canadian Mining Innovation Network representative
President director-general, COREM