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Jean Chevrier Jean Chevrier
President and co-founder. Jean Chevrier is a lawyer and a former professor of Canadian political history and International Relations. He worked as legal counsel for the Department of Justice Canada. He has written extensively on Canadian politics and also served as an advisor to Robert Stanfield and to the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Joe Clark.
Denis Daigneault Denis L. Daigneault
Vice-president and co-founder. Denis Daigneault is a historian, filmmaker, editor and educator. After many years as a researcher in the health care sector, he changed careers to work as project manager and multimedia producer at the National Film Board of Canada. He later worked as an education advisor for the Jewish Education Council and Dawson College.
Angely Pacis Angely Pacis
Secretary.  Angely Pacis is a Canadian immigration lawyer & community leader, with practice experience in Aboriginal, Constitutional and Immigration Law.  She has a practice interest in National Security, Public International & Treaty Law as well as a general interest in matters of Environmental stewardship, Canadian economic growth and Business.  She was a journalist and young publisher prior to becoming a lawyer.
Diana Diaconu Diana Diaconu
Treasurer. Diana Diaconu is a Law school graduate in her native Romania. After many years at Fido/Rogers Communications, joined the public service, working for Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Gerald Gummersell Gerald C. Gummersell
Gerald C. Gummersell is chairman and managing director of The Gummersell Group Inc., a Canadian-based fund raising and investment financing company. He is also the founding chairman and chief executive officer of CANIFEX International, a non-profit, registered charitable corporation that encourages international business co-operation for sustainable development.
Tony Di Iorio Tony Di Iorio
Tony Di Iorio is Print Management Specialist. His specialties include concept development, design, and layout, as well as printing and distribution. He has pioneered techniques for short-run book publishing and for producing promotional materials on demand and has now expanded his activities to include web development.
Gaetan Jeaurond Gaétan Jeaurond
Gaëtan Jeaurond worked for twenty-seven years in the federal civil service and today operates his own consulting firm specializing in protocol issues. Literature and books, especially old books, are his passion. He published a collection of poems, Pays en Palabres Perdus (Editions David), and in his undergraduate years was crowned Poet Laureate at the University of Toronto's Massey College.
James Lorimer James Lorimer
James Lorimer is an Ottawa-based public affairs consultant with over twenty years experience in government relations. He has worked with national associations and corporations ranging from airlines to agriculture, banking to broadcasting. He provides strategic communications and media relations services to numerous clients.
Lorne Monti Lorne Monti
Lorne Monti is a gifted wordsmith. He has had a diverse background which includes the feature film industry. Over the years Mr. Monti has written about a variety of issues from politics to lifestyles, often exploring their communitarian value. He continues to work on several projects including the New Federation's Leadership Series.
Jeanne Poulin Jeanne Poulin
Jeanne Poulin is a bilingual journalist and essayist specialized in socio-political issues. Throughout her 35-year career, her articles and profiles have been published in a weekly regional newspaper, in a variety of business and specialized magazines as well as in literary anthologies. As a visual artist, she has produced sculptures that explore the chaos and asymmetry found in nature. Her work as a storyteller has been produced in museums and theatres in Montreal.
Jacques Ruelland Jacques G. Ruelland, Ph.D.
Jacques Ruelland is a retired professor of Philosophy at  Collège Édouard-Montpetit and of  History and Museology at l’Université de Montréal. He has authored 48 books on a wide range of subjects. In addition to his continuing work as a gifted translator, he is currently a consultant in museology and curator for several museums.
Ghislaine Sathoud Ghislaine Sathoud
Ghislaine Sathoud is a human rights activist holds several degrees, including two issued by Montréal universities: a Masters in Political Science and a Certificate in Criminology. Author of several books, and laureate of the Naji Naaman Literary Awards in 2008, she is a researcher associated with the Réseau francophone de recherche sur les opérations de paix at l’Université de Montréal. Ghislaine Sathoud is the first immigrant woman to be elected president of the Société des écrivains francophones d’Amérique.
   

 

 



 
 

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