The board of directors has three members:
Marc Lalande, FEC, P.Eng.
Born in Lachute, Quebec, Marc has a degree in engineering from École Polytechnique of the Université de Montréal. He also has diplomas in economics and in theology. He pursued his career in the Public Service of Canada as an economist and a professional engineer. Winner of the Community Service Meritorious Award of Engineers Canada in 2001, his biography appears in the Canadian Who’s Who. He is a founding member of the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association. Marc is married and has two children.
Jean-François Picard, ing., M.Sc.
Jean-François is a Wendat from Wendake. He has graduated from Université Laval with a bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering and a Master’s degree in Earth Sciences. He has worked for the Ministère des Transports du Québec and for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Since 1999, Jean-François is an Industrial Technology Advisor for the Industrial Research Assistance Program of National Research Council Canada. He is a founding member of the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association and participates to its activities since 1998. In 2013 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his dedication in promoting science and engineering to First Nation’s youth.
Martine was born and raised in Ottawa. She graduated with an Honour’s degree in Geography from the University of Ottawa in 1979. She also has a degree in cartography from Algonquin College and a certificate in management from Carleton University. Martine has pursued a career in the Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada. She is a founding member of the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association. Martine is married and has two children.