Board of Directors / Executive Comittee

Anik Shooner, President

Architect, Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux Architectes

Diplômée de l’École d’architecture de l’Université de Montréal en 1987, Anik Shooner cofonde en 1994 la firme Menkès Shooner Dagenais Letourneux Architectes. Mme Shooner a à son actif de nombreux projets d’envergure et complexes demandant un leadership exceptionnel ainsi qu’un sens aigu de l’organisation. Au chapitre de ses réalisations, mentionnons les projets de la Cité multimédia phase 8, l’Agence spatiale canadienne, la Maison du développement durable [LEED NC Platine], les Pavillons Lassonde de l’École Polytechnique [LEED NC Or] et le Pavillon Joseph-Armand-Bombardier de l’Université de Montréal. Convaincue que la qualité architecturale de notre environnement influe sur nos vies, sa pratique reflète son engagement envers le développement durable pleinement intégré à sa quête de l’excellence. Sa créativité, son savoir éprouvé et sa maîtrise du projet architectural caractérisent depuis plus de 20 ans sa démarche professionnelle, jalonnée de projets salués par la critique architecturale. Elle siège également à de nombreux comités, donc celui du Conseil d’administration de la SMCQ depuis 2011.

Sylvain Chartier, Vice-President

B. Sc. ing. MBA, IAS.A., Continuum

Sylvain Chartier graduated from École Polytechnique de Montréal with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He also holds an MBA from holds an MBA from École des Hautes Études Commerciales. During his career Sylvain has held positions in manufacturing, petroleum sales and marketing, pharmaceutical/medical and biotech, with increasing responsibilities. In 1991, along with two partners he founded SoluMed Solumed Inc., a pharmaceutical company specializing in formulating, manufacturing and selling topical antiseptics. As President he grew the company to a multimillion business with sales across the globe. In 2008 Solumed was sold to a Fortune 100 company and following the acquisition Sylvain worked for them as International Integration Manager. Over the past several years, Sylvain has taken advantage of a sabbatical to refresh his ideas, perfect his company management skills and is now working on a new biotech start-up in the healthcare industry and also as a Director for a not for profit organisation. In his role as a director Sylvain’s key strengths include strategic planning, sales and marketing expertise and human resources management.

Sylvain Leith, Tresorer

Risk Management Consultant

Jean Pasquero, Secretary

Professor, UQAM, Département de Stratégie et Responsabilité sociale et environnementale.

A full professor of management in the business strategies department at the École des sciences de la gestion (Université du Québec), Jean Pasquero has garnered a number of awards for his work on the relationships between business and society, and gives regular lectures on the topic abroad. A longstanding interest in the arts, and music in particular, led him to take an active place in Québec’s creative milieu. A former president of three scholarly societies, Pasquero has served on the SMCQ’s board of directors since 1995.