An Experienced Board
We are pleased to introduce the organization’s Board of Directors
Following the fracture of both her ankles, Catherine Blanchette-Dallaire was catapulted into the world of reduced mobility in 2012, where she lived for four months in a wheelchair. This situation inspired her to create a Web inventory of all accessible businesses in her region in order to help people with reduced mobility to access daily services. She is the founder and instigator of the OnRoule.org portal and www.sesame.world project. She is also a life coach and is co-author of the bestseller Success from the Heart, published in Automn 2015. As a website designer, she is now learning Android code for mobile applications.
Her work was underlined and congratulated on several occasions
With a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal, Simon also has a master’s in public administration from the École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP). He specializes in human resources management, more specifically in work relations. He has worked in public institutions such as the CHU Sainte-Justine, the Sûreté du Québec, and the Rivière-des-Prairies Detention Centre. Always there for his colleagues, he is a volunteer in his professional order, as well as for the organization Accès-cible, where he provides human resources advice and counselling.
Highly active and involved since his teenage years, Benoit Racette loves communication and development. Radio animator on Canal M, a radio for blind individuals. He knows how to communication the needs of this community and therefore, he works since many years, mainly on their rights. After 10 years working as a financial developer, he helps organization in term s of rights. He also worked for the Canadian Cancer Society and the OSM. For Benoit, OnRoule is the way to innovate and work for an inclusive society.
Office de protection du consommateur
Alexandra D’Amours, born in Victoriaville, is passionate by Montreal since her arrival in 2012. She has a degree in political science and in law; she has been very active to defend the rights of individual with disabilities in Ex aequo. She is particularly motivated by the ILI (information platform on housing) of OnRoule. She’s seen the needs for this type of service while developing, with members and activists, the claim platform about housing policy for Ex aequo in 2016. While working for the Office de la protection du consommateur, she is engaged in the Forum des jeunes de la fonction publique québécoise. She is bringing her understanding of the issues, her amazing network and her contagious determination.
Xavier Ochs has been working in organizations as a consultant in planning and strategic alignment for ten years. He supports executive committees and boards of directors in the management of the strategic planning process and the implementation of strategic initiatives in various sectors of the organization. He pays particular attention to the adoption of change by using collaborative strategies. He holds an MBA from HEC Montreal, where he chairs the MBA graduates community of this institution. Curious by nature, he values diversity and enjoys challenging the status quo.