Serving its members and the university mission

The team

On a day-to-day basis, the Federation team carries out the mandates given by its Federal Council. This team is made up of an Executive Committee elected by the Board, and a staff to support it in day-to-day operations.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee oversees the smooth running of the Federation, prepares proposals for the Federal Council and implements the latter’s decisions.

Madeleine Pastinelli


Professor, Department of Sociology, Université Laval

Finn Makela


Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Sherbrooke

Cathy Vaillancourt


Professor at INRS – Centre Armand Frappier Santé Biotechnologie

Erick Chamberland


Professor, Department of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Sonia El Euch


Professor, Department of Education, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières


The staff supports the Executive Committee in carrying out the mandates given to it by the Federal Council.

Emile Bordeleau-Pitre

Strategic Communications Advisor

Célia Favre

Advisor on analysis of teachers' working conditions and member mobilization

Françoise Gerbaulet

Administrative Assistant

Olivier Grondin

Research professional, data analysis

Digital support

The Federation is supported by
in its digital transformation and web marketing.

Arthur Cotton

Web projects, cybersecurity and maintenance specialist