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The Association

Our Association consists of up to 100 volunteer members dedicated to upholding the mission and vision of Hôpital Montfort. They are the hospital’s ambassadors.

Expression of Interest

The recruitment campaign for 2024-25 will run from February 2 to 29, 2024. You can submit your nomination request by filling out the online form. You can also contact us by:

In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, your personal information will be kept confidential. 

Members’ roles and responsibilities

Members must actively participate in the Annual General Meetings of the Association de l'Hôpital Montfort. Their votes ensure that the Association is managed soundly. Members have the following authority:

  • elect Association members and leaders as well as members of the Board of Trustees;
  • approve the Association’s annual report, financial report and all other information that the Board of Trustees wishes to submit concerning the Association’s business;
  • approve the recommendations of the Board of Trustees concerning the conduct of the Association’s internal affairs and aspects of its policy related to patients and the public;
  • forward recommendations to the Board of Trustees at the Annual General Meeting or any other special meeting of members. As appropriate, and to the extent permitted by the laws in force, they review, rectify, repeal or amend the acts of the Board of Trustees;
  • appoint the auditor for the next fiscal year;
  • be asked to serve on the board or one of its committees;
  • exercise any other right or authority provided by law.

Profile of the members of the Association de l'Hôpital Montfort 

We warmly invite people from the Aboriginal, ethno-cultural, black or LGBTQ2+ communities, or with a disability, as well as youth representatives and recognized francophiles to express their interest.  We also encourage interested persons from the United Counties of Prescott and Russell to apply. To become a member of the Association, you must be over 18 years of age, live in Ontario and be a Francophile.


Only individuals who meet the following criteria may become members of the Association:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Understand French (verbal and written).
  • Be a resident of the Province of Ontario on a continued basis for at least the last three consecutive months prior to the date of membership.
  • Be interested in promoting the Association’s goals and objectives.
  • be interested in promoting the mission, vision and values of Montfort.
  • Support the role of Franco-Ontarian institutions and the Francophone character of Montfort.
  • Having preferably previous professional expertise in the following areas:
    • Extensive experience in human resources
    • Experience in information technology and cybersecurity
    • Business and private sector experience
    • Management experience as a senior executive
    • Understanding of Francophone minority community issues in Ottawa or in other regions in Ontario
    • Experience in governance (on a board of directors)
    • Experience or knowledge of quality improvement process (e.g. LEAN)
    • Extensive experience in government relations
    • Experience in public relations and communications
    • Experience in the health care field
    • Experience in mental health and addiction or in meeting the needs of vulnerable populations
    • Designation of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D/IAS.A)
  • Not having been found mentally incompetent by a court of law, is not an undischarged bankrupt and has not been disqualified.
  • Not be an employee or a member of the professional staff of Hôpital Montfort or the spouse or common-law partner of such person.

Each member shall sign a declaration stating that he/she:

  • has read and understands the specific qualities of the character and role as a Franco-Ontarian institution of Hôpital Montfort which was recognized in the unanimous judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal of December 7, 2001 (Lalonde v. Ontario) (Health Services Restructuring Commission, 2001),
  • has read and agrees to support the objectives, mission, vision and values of the Association and meets the requirements set out therein
  • is not employed or a member of the professional staff of Hôpital Montfort and is not the spouse or common-law partner of such person. 

Term of office

All members are elected at an Annual General Meeting of the Association for a term of four years. Their term expires immediately after the Annual General Meeting held four years following their election. 

Internal Bylaws

You may also read the bylaws: section I (in French only) and section II (in French only). 

Updating your profile information

If you are already a member of the Association and your contact information has changed or you would like to update your profile, please complete this online form.

The Hôpital Montfort  Association is made up of up to 100 volunteer members who are committed to the mission and vision of Hôpital Montfort. These people are its ambassadors.

Members for 2023-2024

Mr. Brahim Achtoutal
Mr. Warsama A. Aden
Ms. Sherine Allaf
Ms. Denise Amyot
Ms. Naomi Irene Bambara
Gén. (Retraité) Maurice Baril
Ms. Nene Salimatou Barry
Ms. Nicole Beauchamp    
Mr. Roger Beauchesne
Ms. Catherine Bélanger
Mr. Jacques Belliveau
Ms. Luna Bengio
Mr. Gabriel Bergeron
Mr. Luc Bigras
Ms. Suzanne Blanchard
Mr. Patrick Boucher
Mr. Ismahan Obsieh Bouh
Me Léa Bou Karam
Ms. Lise Bourgeois
Me Mylène Bouzigon
Mr. François Brouard
Mr. Japhet Burihabwa
Mr. Matthew Carr
Ms. Michelle Chartrand
Ms. Germaine Chazou-Essindi    
Ms. Joëlle Clément
Mr. Pierre Corriveau
Mr. Dan Couture
Ms. Sabine Daniel
Mr. Saint-Phard Désir
Ms. Anne-Sophie Ducellier
Mr. Ghislain Dubeau
Mr. Jean-Mohsen Fahmy    
Sister Jocelyne Fallu, F.d.l.S.
Mr. Mathieu Fleury
Ms. Diane Fontaine
Ms. Chantal Fortier
Mr. Mathieu Fortin
Mr. Yvan Fortin
Mr. Luc Généreux
Ms. Dominique Germain
Mr. Michel Gingras
Ms. Francine Gougeon
Mr. Étienne Grandmaître St-Pierre
Ms. Huguette Jean-François
Mr. Alain Jegen
Mr. Carol Jolin
Sister Linda Joseph, F.d.I.S
Ms. Deidre Kerr-Perrott
Mr. Surinder Komal
Me Fabienne Lajoie
Mr. Pierre Lanctôt
Mr. Mathieu Langelier    
Ms. Amélie La Rose Gauthier
Ms. Janika Lavergne
Mr. Francis LeBlanc
Ms. Amélie Lecompte
Ms. Marlène Lefebvre    
Mr. Guy Legault
Mr. Neil Levecque
Mr. Mario Malouin
Me Andrée-Anne Martel
Ms. Marie-Josée Martel
Ms. Louise Martin
Ms. Lucie Mercier-Gauthier
Ms. Annabelle Mineault
Ms. Carole Morris
Mr. Nicolas Moyer
Ms. Roda Muse    
Mr. Carl Nappert
Ms. Céline Nguyen-Workman
Mr. Nya Njeuga
Ms. Samia Ouled Ali
Ms. Sylvie Patenaude    
Lcol (ret.) Jean-Guy Perron    
Mr. Lesly Pierre
Ms. Suzanne Pinel
Ms. Françine Poirier    
Mr. Colin Poulin
Ms. Shirley Racine
Ms. Nancy Rhéaume
Me Caroline Richard
Ms. Lynn Rivard    
Ms. Mélanie Routhier-Boudreau
Mr. Conrad Sauvé
Ms. Hortense Sawadogo
Mr. Hassan Souleiman
Me Jean Ste-Marie    (c. r.)
Mr. Marc Tassé    
Ms. Francine Tremblay
Mr. Michel Tremblay
Mr. Michel Tremblay
Ms. Lila Turenne
Ms. Lucille Villaseñor-Caron
Ms. Suzanne Yelle
Ms. Yvette Yende-Ashiri
Ms. Yasmine Zemni

Honourary members

Mr. Glenn Barnes
Dr. Maurice Beaulieu
Mr. Ronald Bilodeau
The hon. Jean-Jacques Blais, c.p., c.r
Mr. Denis Chartrand
Mr. Raymond Chevrier    
Ms. Michelle de Courville Nicol
Mr. J. René Dostaler, CA
Mr. Jean-Marc Dubé
Ms. Rolande Faucher
Mr. Jean-Guy Fleury
Mr. Bernard Grandmaitre
Mr. Jean-Marc Hamel
Mr. Jean-Pierre Kingsley
Ms. Cécile Laplante
Mr. Bernard Marcil, f.c.a.
Mr. Gilles Morin
Mr. Gérard Raymond
Mr. Alain-Michel Sékula

Deceased honourary members

Dr. Harvey Barkun
Hon. Juge Jean-Pierre Beaulne
Mr. Marcel Guy Bélanger
Mr. Mauril Bélanger
Ms. Agathe Bélisle
Mr. Pierre Camu
Ms. Mariette Carrier-Fraser
Mr. Ernest Côté
Mr. Edgard Gallant
Senator Jean-Robert Gauthier
Ms. Gisèle Lalonde
Mr. Pierre Lefebvre 
Ms. Jacqueline Neatby
Mr. Gaston Patenaude
Mr. Jean-Louis Racine
Dr. Lauréat Tremblay