The directors are elected for four (4) years or three (3) years according to the position by the members of the Association at the Annual meeting. During the third year of his mandate, the vice-president (designated president) becomes the president of the Association. He remains president of the Association during the fourth year of his mandate. He will be named past president for the fifth year and will remain in office during the sixth year. Alternating, we will elect one year the vice-president (designated president) and the secretary and the following year, the treasurer.


The president is the chief director of the Association. He shall preside at meetings of the Board of Directors and of the members of the Association. He shall see that all orders and resolutions of the Board of Directors are carried out, will sign all documents requiring his signature and will fulfill all the obligations and tasks as set out by the Board of Directors. Only directors holding office for at least one year are eligible for the office of president.

Vice-president (designated president)

The vice-president (designated president) assists the president in his duties. He shall organize activities or conferences and manage the Association’s e-mail account.

Past president

The past president advises the president and replaces him during his absence.


The treasurer shall be responsible for the custody of the funds of the Association as well as of their accounting books. He shall keep full and accurate account of all assets, liabilities, receipts and disbursements of the Association in the books of the Association. He shall deposit all monetary assets of the Association in such financial institutions as are approved by the Board of Directors.


The secretary shall attend meetings of members, and of the Board of Directors; he shall be responsible for keeping the minutes of all proceedings at such meetings. He shall perform such other duties as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board of Directors or the bylaw. He is responsible for keeping the Association’s registers and all other corporate registers. He is responsible for the Association’s web site, as well as its archives.


Board of Directors 2019-2020


Ruth Veilleux
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Tél: 514 982-4040 

Past President

Josée Viel
Stikeman Elliott
Tél. : 514 397-3225

Vice President

Esther Bélanger
Fasken Martineau Dumoulin
Tél.: 514 397-5148


Nathalie Bélanger
Université de Montréal
Tél.: 514 343-6111


Audrey-Anne Guay
Stikeman Elliott
Tél.: 514 982-4040