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Isabelle Jodoin to Chair the Quebec Association of Consulting Engineering Companies

June 13, 2017

Stantec's Jodoin becomes first woman to chair the AFG.


Isabelle Jodion, Chair, AFG.

The Quebec Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (AFG) has announced the appointment of Isabelle Jodoin, senior vice president, Quebec, with Stantec, as Chair of the Board of Directors, the first woman appointed to this position since the Association was founded in 1974.

The announcement was made following the AFG general meeting on June 13.

Jodoin will carry on AFG’s mission of ensuring the development, prosperity, and visibility of Quebec’s consulting engineering field. The Board will support strategic initiatives, reinforce consultant representation within the AFG, promote the consulting engineering role to the public, and mobilize the industry to modernize its practices.

“Isabelle’s appointment is a reflection of her commitment to our industry,” says executive vice president, Canada, Russ Wlad. “Not only does she challenge fellow engineers to keep improving, she’s breaking barriers becoming the first woman chair of the AFG. I have no doubt the Association will benefit from having Isabelle in the Chairperson role.”


Jodoin is a civil engineer with more than 30 years of experience. She is responsible for strategic development and operations management for Stantec’s Quebec region. This group includes more than 1,300 employees working in 22 offices across the province specializing in buildings, transportation, community development, environment, water, power, telecommunications, and physical security.

Other executive members of the Board include: vice president, Beaudoin Bergeron, ing., ASC (HBGC ingénieurs); treasurer, Alexandre Beaupré, ing., M. Ing. (IGF axiom inc.), and ex-officio Chair, Robert Landry, ing., M.B.A. (SNC-Lavalin).

Other directors include: Slimane Bouakiz, ing., MBA (SNC-Lavalin); Jimmy Côté, ing., M.Sc. (Golder Associates); Marc Couture, ing., M.A., MBA (Tetra Tech); Gaétan Demers, ing., M. Urb. (WSP); Stephen Montminy, ing. (Englobe corp.); Patrice Morin, LL. B. (Borden Ladner Gervais); Jean Nehmé, ing., MBA (AECOM); Renée Piette, CPA-CA, ASC (corporate director).


first row (l-r) : André Rainville (executive director, AFG); Robert Landry (SNC-Lavalin); Alexandre Beaupré (IGF axiom); Isabelle Jodoin (Stantec); Beaudoin Bergeron (HBGC ingénieurs).
second row (l-r) : Jimmy Côté (Golder Associates); Renée Piette (administrator); Patrice Morin (BLG, administrateur externe); Alexandre Bélisle (Johnston-Vermette, délégué AFIC).
third row (l-r): David Murray (CIMA+, délégué AFIC); Jean Nehmé (AECOM); Marc Couture (Tetra Tech); Slimane Bouakiz (SNC-Lavalin, administrateur désigné par le Forum des jeunes professionnels); Simon Davidson (SD Gestion, délégué AFIC).
missing : Gaétan Demers (WSP); Martin Hétu (WSP, délégué AFIC); Stephen Montminy (Englobe).


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