June 25, 2021

On June 9th, the members of the Association of Professionals in Philanthropy – Quebec Chapter (AFP Quebec) appointed the Board of Directors, which is entering its 22nd year of existence.

Well established in Quebec, AFP Quebec represents more than 310 fundraising professionals who contribute every day to creating a better, united, caring, resilient and generous society.

It is in this spirit that the following members were elected to the Board of Directors at the recent Annual General Meeting.

Daniel H. Lanteigne, ASC, C.Dir., CFRE, CHRP
BNP Performance philanthropique

Alexis Gaiptman, CFRE
Humanité & Inclusion

Elsa Desjardins, MBA
Past President

Daniel Milot
Fondation de l’UQTR

Michelle Niceforo
Fondation de l’UQAM

 Laureen Bardou, CFRE
Fondation du Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

Gabrielle Blackburn
Jeunesses Musicales Canada


Frédéric Brière, CFRE
Engagement Public

Corinne Cadou
BNP Performance philanthropique

Olivier Désilets, MBA
Fondation de l’Université de Sherbrooke

Amanda Fritz, CFRE, MPNL
Fondation du Grand Montréal

Albert Labelle
PearTree Canada

Émilie Lamoureux, CFRE
École de technologie supérieure

Chantal Malette
Fondation Hôpital Charles-Lemoyne

Maral Tersakian, CFRE
Momentum Accompagnement en Philanthropie

Sean Zikman, MBA
Fondation Habilitas

“What a privilege and honor to chair the Quebec chapter of AFP. But above all, what a beautiful mark of trust! It will be a great pleasure to continue the tremendous work accomplished over the past 21 years, and to serve the growing membership of our section.

I would also like to thank the outgoing members of the Board of Directors who have contributed and who have invested significant time and effort during the past year so that AFP remains relevant more than ever. I would also like to salute the work of Elsa Desjardins, MBA, past president, who has created many lasting synergies in the philanthropic ecosystem and who has shown great mobilizing leadership during her mandate ”, mentions the new President of AFP Quebec, Mr. Daniel H. Lanteigne, ASC, C.Dir., CFRE, CHRP, senior consultant and business development director for Montreal of BNP Performance philanthropique.

The members of the board who will take office on July 1st add their voice to that of Mr. Daniel H. Lanteigne in thanking the outgoing directors.