Decision-Making Bodies

Board of Directors

The primary role of the Board of Directors is to see to the good governance of ÉTS and to ensure its mission and values are upheld. Thus, the Board participates actively in the definition of the institution’s strategic orientations, adopts its policies and regulations, and supervises and supports the university’s executive management in the performance of their tasks.

Members of the Board of Directors

PRESIDENT

  • Charles Sirois, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Telesystem

INTERNAL MEMBERS

  • François Gagnon, CEO, ÉTS
  • Jean Belzile, Director of Strategic Development and Resources, ÉTS
  • Marius Fauteux, Student Representative, ÉTS
  • Nicola Hagemeister, Professor, Department of System Engineering, ÉTS
  • Michel Huneault, Director of Academic Affairs, ÉTS
  • Antoine Tahan, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, ÉTS

EXTERNAL MEMBERS

  • Suzanne Benoît, Chief Executive Officer, Aéro Montréal
  • Isabelle Desjardins-David, Graduate Representative, ÉTS
  • Malika Habel, Director General of Collège de Maisonneuve
  • Jacques Lavallée, Senior Advisor Internal Audit, BNC
  • Sylvain Poissant, Vice President of Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing and Worldwide Real Estate Services, CAE
  • Nancy Rancourt, Vice President, Customer Experience and Organizational Performance, Axelys inc.
  • Geneviève Tanguay, Vice President, Emerging Technologies, CNRC

STANDING INVITEES

  • Annie Bouthillette, Director of Institutional Relations, ÉTS 
  • Christian Casanova, Director of Research and Partnerships, ÉTS
  • Jean-François Nadeau, Chief of staff, Directorate General's Office, ÉTS

OBSERVERS

  • Laurent Arel, Lecturer Representative, ÉTS
  • Marc Boulé, Senior Lecturer Representative, ÉTS
  • Caroline Girgis, Support Staff Representative, ÉTS

SECRETARY

  • Me Cédrick Pautel, Secretary General, ÉTS

Updated June 22, 2022

The Executive Committee (CX), which reports to the Board of Directors, oversees the current administration at ÉTS. Its special role is to advise the board on matters concerning human resource management.

PRESIDENT

  • Charles Sirois, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Telesystem

MEMBERS

  • François Gagnon, Chief Executive Officer, ÉTS
  • Suzanne Benoit, Chief Executive Officer, Aéro Montréal
  • Malika Habel, Executive Director, Collège de Maisonneuve
  • Sylvain Poissant, Vice President of Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing and Worldwide Real Estate Services, CAE

SECRETARY

  • Me Cédrick Pautel, Secretary General, ÉTS

Updated April 19, 2022

 

The Governance Committee (CG), which reports to the Board of Directors, oversees the good governance of ÉTS, and particularly the continuous strengthening of its bodies governance. It also ensures the implementation of the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

PRESIDENT

  • Charles Sirois, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Telesystem

MEMBERS

  • Suzanne Benoit, Chief Executive Officer, Aéro Montréal
  • Nancy Rancourt, Vice President, Customer Experience and Organizational Performance, Axelys Inc.
  • Antoine Tahan, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, ÉTS

STANDING INVITEE

  • François Gagnon, Director General, ÉTS

SECRETARY

  • Me Cédrick Pautel, Secretary General, ÉTS

Updated April, 2022

 

The Academic Council, which reports to the Board of Directors, is the main body in charge of developing and coordinating activities related to education and research.

CHAIRMAN

  • François Gagnon, Director General, ÉTS | Chairman of the Academic Council

INTERNAL MEMBERS

  • Anis Boubaker, Senior Lecturer, ÉTS
  • Jacob Cossette, Student, AÉÉTS
  • Jade Crocq, Student, AÉÉTS
  • Bruno De Kelper, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, ÉTS
  • Adel Francis, Professeur, Département de génie de la construction, ÉTS
  • Ghyslain Gagnon, Dean of Research, ÉTS
  • Michel Huneault, Director of Academic Affairs, ÉTS
  • Roland Maranzana, Professor, Department of System Engineering, ÉTS
  • Marie-José Nollet, Dean of Studies, ÉTS

EXTERNAL MEMBERS

  • Dany Généreux, Hydro-Québec
  • Marie-Claude Michaud, CIMA+
  • Mélanie Pitre, Aedifica
  • Michel Tremblay, CGI Inc.

STANDING INVITEES

  • Christian Casanova, Director of Research and Partnerships, ÉTS
  • Sandra Lacroix, Registrar, ÉTS

OBSERVER

  • Tony Rivard, Lecturer

SECRETARY

  • Me Cédrick Pautel, Secretary General, ÉTS

Updated April 19, 2022

 

The Audit Committee, which reports to the Board of Directors, plays a central role in managing administrative and financial activities at ÉTS. Its particular role is to advise the Board on all matters relating to budgets, financial statements and the optimal use of resources.

PRESIDENT

  • Jacques Lavallée, Senior Advisor Internal Audit, Banque Nationale

MEMBERS

  • Nancy Rancourt, Vice President, Customer Experience and Organizational Performance, Axelys inc.
  • Geneviève Tanguay, Vice President, Emerging Technologies, National Research Council Canada

STANDING INVITEES

  • François Gagnon, Director General, ÉTS
  • Élaine-Annie Bédard, Director of Finance, ÉTS
  • Jean Belzile, Director of Strategic Development and Resources, ÉTS
  • Wissam Moussa, Director of the Office of Internal Audit, ÉTS
  • The external auditor, when necessary

SECRETARY

  • Me Cédrick Pautel, Secretary General, ÉTS

Updated February 2, 2022