About

Structure

Board of Directors

The Québec Religious Heritage Council is administered by a board of directors composed of eighteen (18) directors, one director being nominated by each round table, for a total of twelve (12) and six (6) directors who come from  active members in general. A director has a three-year term, one third of the seats becoming eligible for re-election each year.

  • Jean-François Royal - President
  • Benoit Lamarre - Vice-president
  • Caroline Tanguay - Vice-president
  • Yves Grondin - Treasurer
  • Josée Grandmont - Secretary
  • Richard Bégin
  • Denis Charpentier 
  • Jean-Marie Fallu
  • Marie-Sol Gaudreau
  • Stéphan Martel
  • Normand Paquette
  • Pierre B. Paquin
  • Ghyslain Raza
  • Denis Robitaille
  • Gérald Savard
  • James Sweeny
  • Martin Yelle

Regional Round Tables

The Regional Round Tables are made up of laity and clergy who represent the faith traditions of heritage buildings, heritage experts (historians, architects, etc.), municipal managers, cultural and rural agents, and representatives of the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications. They have observer and adviser status without the right to vote. In each of the regions of Quebec, they disseminate information about financial aid, receive funding applications, recommend restoration projects according to budget availability, and assist in project follow-up.  

Round table of Montréal (region 1)

  • Caroline Tanguay - President
  • Robert Allard
  • Susan Bronson
  • Benoît Cardin
  • Caroline Clermont
  • Jean-Pierre Couturier
  • Anne-Marie Dufour
  • Clarence Epstein
  • David Hanna
  • Josée Lemoine
  • Mathieu Payette-Hamelin

Round table of Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches (regions 2A-2B)

  • Marie-Sol Gaudreau - President
  • Pierre-André Corriveau
  • Gilles Dupuis
  • Rémy Gagnon
  • Marie-Sol Gaudreau
  • Alex Lachance-Fortin
  • Claude Lepage
  • Grant D. McConnell
  • Denis Robitaille
  • Odile Roy
  • James Sweeny
  • Yvan Thériault
  • Éliane Trottier

Round table of Bas-Saint-Laurent (region 3A)

  • Mélanie Milot - President
  • Amélie Brière
  • Nadia Filion
  • Michel Lavoie
  • Paul-Louis Martin
  • Euchariste Morin
  • Stéphane Pineault
  • James Sweeny
  • Yvan Thériault

Round table of Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region 3B)

  • Médor Doiron - President
  • Rosaire Arseneau
  • Léon Boulet
  • Georges-Henri Coulombe
  • Pascale Gagnon
  • Jean-Marie Fallu
  • Gisèle Huard
  • Jacqueline Ritchie
  • James Sweeny

Round table of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (region 4A)

  • Richard Perron - President
  • Jean-Eudes Fortin
  • Gaston Gagnon
  • Hélène Girard
  • Daniel Poitras
  • Lucie Royer
  • David Stephens

Round table of Côte-Nord (region 4B)

  • Christian Émond - President
  • Normand Boudreau
  • Stephen Kohner
  • Antonio Laflamme
  • Véronique Poulin

Round table of Laval-Laurentides-Lanaudière (region 5A)

  • Benoit Lamarre - President
  • Jacinthe Archambault
  • Marie-Julie Asselin
  • Janick Bouchard-Tremblay
  • Christiane Brault
  • Gaétan Chartrand
  • Carole Garceau
  • Geneviève Grenier
  • Linda Renaud
  • Caroline Tanguay

Round table of Outaouais (region 5B)

  • Marie Roy - President
  • Richard Bégin
  • Chantal Belleau
  • Sonia Bisson
  • Émilie Chazelas
  • Laurette Glasgow
  • Catalina Gonzalez
  • Réal Ouellette
  • Michel Prévost
  • Guillaume St-Jean
  • René Villeneuve

Round table of Montérégie (region 6A)

  • Denis Charpentier - President
  • Caroline Cloutier
  • Paul De Leeuw
  • Douglas Hall
  • Gilles Lavigne
  • Alexandra Lemieux
  • Hélène Léveillée
  • Robert Mayrand
  • Sophie Morin
  • Yvan Quenneville
  • Annie Tétreault

Round table of Estrie (region 6B)

  • Sylvie Masse - President
  • Michel Belzile
  • Jean-Pierre Bertrand
  • Robert Boulanger
  • Richard Evans
  • Luc Lamoureux
  • Monique Nadeau-Saumier
  • Nathalie Ouellet
  • Normand Paquette
  • James Sweeny
  • Éric Vaillancourt

Round table of Abitibi-Témiscamingue (region 7)

  • Clément Bernier - President
  • Christian Bédard
  • Denis Carrier
  • Huguette Dalaire
  • Richard Hénault
  • Claude Richard
  • Serge Roy

Round table of Mauricie-Centre-du-Québec (region 8)

  • Ghyslain Raza - President
  • Marjolaine Arbour
  • Pierre Bacon
  • Clément Bernier
  • Georges Blais
  • Yves Grondin
  • Marie-Andrée Lebel
  • Yvon Lupien
  • Mélanie Pinard
  • Guy Richard
  • Diane Robert
  • James Sweeny
  • Olivier Thériault

Organ Committee (part 2)

The Organ Committee brings together experts from Quebec’s major music schools. It is responsible for reviewing applications and recommending projects for heritage organ restoration. The committee members define the value and features of heritage organs, identify eligible work, and ensure that all restorations are in line with the rules of the art and the heritage value of the instrument.

  • John Grew
  • Paul Grimard
  • Dominique Lupien
  • Jonathan Oldengarm
  • Benjamin Waterhouse
  • Martin Yelle

Works of Art and Movable Property  Committee (part 2)

The Works of Art and Movable Property Committee is composed of experts from reputed museum institutions. It is responsible for reviewing applications and recommending projects for restoration of works of art and items of heritage interest.

  • Mario Béland
  • Claude Corriveau
  • Karine Garcia
  • Vincent Giguère
  • Laurier Lacroix
  • Ginette Laroche
  • Jean-François Royal
  • Chantal Turbide

Archives Committee

The Archives Committee aims to encourage community and religious tradition representatives to ensure the long-term survival of their archives in order to guarantee their testimonial value for future generations.

  • Marc Lacasse - President
  • Hélène Élément - Vice-president
  • Daniel Ducharme - Secretary
  • Hélène Cadieux
  • Stéphane Comeau
  • Mylène Laurendeau
  • Christine Marchand
  • Stéphan Martel
  • Huguette Pinard-Lachance
  • James Sweeny