Board of Directors

The 2017-2018 Board of Directors is comprised of twelve members. All are parents who foster the development of their children and la francophonie, bringing new ideas, innovating and analyzing FPFA’s current situation, while ensuring the proper functioning of the organization.

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GILLIAN ANDERSON

GILLIAN ANDERSON

Chair

Advisor on the parents’ committee of École La Mission of St. Albert.

NADINE MORTON

NADINE MORTON

Vice-president

Chair of the parents’ society of École Sainte-Jeanne d’Arc of Edmonton.
I am involved in FPFA because I want to help make positive changes for our families and our children. I want us to receive the most services possible in French now but also in the future.

GENEVIÈVE SAVARD

GENEVIÈVE SAVARD

Treasurer

Secretary on the parents’ committee of École Nouvelle Frontière de Grande Prairie

I am involved in FPFA because the French language is important to me. I am proud to be French in an English-speaking community and my children can live in a bilingual multicultural environment.

GENEVIÈVE GÉLINAS

GENEVIÈVE GÉLINAS

Secretary

Chair of the parents’ society of École Voyageur, Cold Lake
I am involved in FPFA because the Francophonie is close to my heart and it’s important for me to have access to programs and services in French. I think we must unite in order to maintain our roots and continue to flourish in our beautiful French language. FPFA is an organization promoting this objective, namely the preservation of our Francophonie.

ISABELLE CLICHE

ISABELLE CLICHE

Director

Adviser of the school board of Notre-Dame-des-Monts of Canmore.
I am involved in FPFA because I want to see my son grow up in a rich and vibrant community.

RICKY LECLERC

RICKY LECLERC

Director

I am involved in FPFA because I am French and I love the opportunity that my children have to attend a French school here in Grande Prairie.

CHRISTINE ST-LAURENT

CHRISTINE ST-LAURENT

Director

I am involved in FPFA because…

JUSTINE MAGEAU

JUSTINE MAGEAU

Director

I get involved in FPFA because…

NICODÈME NZISABIRA

NICODÈME NZISABIRA

Director

I get involved in FPFA because by sitting on the Board, my contribution will be to promote the Francophone Education, and to help parents understand the importance to get involved in committees. I will be the channel to convey the objectives and missions of the FPFA, to ensure that each parent is equipped to take his place in the education of his children to deepen his French language and be proud of it.

KAREN LAMBERT

Director

I am involved with FPFA because French education is important to me. I would therefore like to help support Francophone and interlinguistic families to all grade levels.

FRÉDÉRIC PURTELL

FRÉDÉRIC PURTELL

Director

Director
I am involved with the FPFA because I want to make sure that everyone understands that the Francophonie is much more than just a language, it is a history of language, culture and values, and that we must mobilize for its defense and promotion.

French is the only official language in 30 countries. French is one of the official languages in 26 other countries.

Speaking French is a chance and an opening to the world.

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