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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing compliance with the TEQ’s mission, setting strategic directions and making sure that they are implemented, and looking into any matter it deems important.

It also has the following responsibilities, which are assumed by its members:

Adopt

  • the energy transition master plan for Québec and the strategic plan;

Approve

  • the operating and capital plan;
  • the annual budget, the financial statements and the annual activity report;
  • the governance rules, including delegations of authority;
  • the corporate policies, such as policies on financial resources and risk management, human resources and physical resources;

Ensure

  • that the audit committee properly carries out its duties;

Assess integrity

  • internal controls, information disclosure controls and information systems.

The Board of Directors is accountable to the government for decisions regarding TEQ, and its Chair answers to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources.

Statutory committees

The Board has numerous responsibilities, and some of them are reviewed in advance by statutory committees. The committees are:

  • the Governance and Ethics Committee
  • the Audit Committee
  • the Human Resources Committee

These committees submit reports to the Board of Directors as well as all relevant recommendations.

Board composition

Subject to the code of ethics, the Board of Directors is composed of 11 members appointed by the government.

Chair of the Board of Directors

Me José P. Dorais

Independent member
Lawyer, Miller Thomson
Chair of the Board
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022

President and Chief Executive Officer

Johanne Gélinas

Member
President and Chief Executive Officer of Transition énergétique Québec
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022

Other members

Luce Asselin

Member
Associate Deputy Minister for Energy, Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

Me Frédéric Barriault

Independent member
Lawyer, Fasken Martineau Dumoulin
Member of the Governance and Ethics Committee
Member of the Human Resources Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

Richard Carlson

Independent member
Director, Energy Policy and Energy Exchange, Pollution Probe
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

Julie Cusson

Independent member
Director, Public Affairs and Communications, Boralex Inc.
Member of the Governance and Ethics Committee
Member of the Human Resources Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

Pauline D'Amboise

Independent member
Secretary General and Vice-President, Governance and Sustainable Development, Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec
Chair of the Governance and Ethics Committee
Chair of the Human Resources Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021

Claudia Goulet

Independent member
Shareholder, Performance Director, Business Development, Combustion Expert Énergie
Chair of the Audit Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021

Mia Homsy

Independent member
Director, Institut du Québec
Member of the Audit Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021

Andrée-Lise Méthot

Independent member
Managing Partner, Cycle Capital Management
Member of the Audit Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021

Stéphan Morency
Independent member
Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Major Investments, Fondaction
Member of the Audit Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

Eva-Lotta Schmidt

Independent member
Manager, Business Development, ENERCON Canada Inc.
Member of the Governance and Ethics Committee
Member of the Human Resources Committee
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021

Mark Winfield

Independent member
Professor, York University
Term: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

 

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