Governance and Ethics Committee

The Governance and Ethics Committee, comprised of a majority of independent members, was set up at the Fonds de solidarité FTQ during the second six-month period of the 2013-2014 financial year. It reports to the Board of Directors on its activities. 

Its mandate includes guiding and supporting the implementation of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ’s governance reforms based on the parameters dictated by the Board of Directors.

* Independent members with no affiliation with either the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, the FTQ or its affiliated unions. 
    • Claude Séguin *

      Claude Séguin *

      Président

      Between October 2016 and March 2018 Claude Séguin served as Special Advisor to the Founder and Executive Chairman of CGI Group. Mr. Séguin joined CGI in 2003 as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Development and Strategic Investments, where he was responsible for the mergers and acquisitions team. Before joining CGI, Mr. Séguin was President of CDP Capital-Private Equity at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. From 1992 to 2000, he served as Executive Vice-President (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer of Teleglobe.
       
      From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Séguin was Deputy Minister of Finance for the Government of Québec. For the four years before that he was Assistant Deputy Minister in charge of fiscal policy and government corporations. He was also previously employed by the Conseil du trésor du Québec. 
       
      Claud Séguin holds a bachelor’s degree from HEC Montréal and a PhD in public administration from Syracuse University in New York.
       
      In addition to chairing the board of the Centraide of Greater Montréal Foundation, Mr. Séguin also sits on the boards of HEC Montréal, the Fondation 24h Tremblant and EXFO Inc. He is the co-author of the reports “Une métropole à la hauteur de nos aspirations” and “Le maintien et le développement des sièges sociaux au Québec.”
    • Daniel Boyer

      Daniel Boyer

      Vice-President

      After serving as secretary general of the FTQ from 2010 to 2013, Daniel Boyer was elected president during the organization’s 30th convention in November 2013.

      Born in Lachine in 1958, Daniel Boyer has been a member of the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec since 1978. He was, in turn, vice-president and president of his local union, and union advisor to local 298 (FTQ) of the Syndicat québécois des employées et employés de service (SQEES), before becoming secretary general in 1999 and president in October 2007.

      A committed union activist, he was involved in demonstrations against the 1982 decrees in the public sector. He then became actively involved in the SQEES-298 (FTQ) before being hired as a union advisor in 1985. He travelled across Québec to defend the members he represented, as an advocate, spokesperson in public sector bargaining, national coordinator of the ambulance sector and coordinator of public sector bargaining for the FTQ. When he became president of the SQEES-298 (FTQ), Daniel Boyer sought new challenges. He worked tirelessly to achieve pay equity for female public sector workers.

      Daniel Boyer is First Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors and a member of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ Executive Committee.

      He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Labour Congress and on the General Council of the International Trade Union Confederation.

      He is a member of the Comité consultatif du travail et de la main-d'œuvre (CCTM) and sits on the board of the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST).

      Daniel Boyer holds a degree in physical education and industrial relations from Université de Montréal.

    • Denis Bolduc

      Denis Bolduc

      Denis Bolduc is president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) for Québec and a member of the CUPE National Executive Board. He is also a member of the Bureau of the FTQ and has served on the Board of Directors of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ since June 2016.

      Holder of a DEC in Arts and Media Technology from Cégep de Jonquière, Mr. Bolduc worked as a radio broadcast journalist at CKCV-AM in Québec City from 1985 to 1986 and as a journalist at Journal de Québec from 1986 to 2011. He was editor of the free daily Média Matin Québec from 2007 to 2008.

      Mr. Bolduc was president of CUPE-Québec Local 1450 from 2006 to 2011, president of CUPE-Québec’s Provincial Council for the Communications Sector (CPSC) from March to May 2011, and General Secretary of CUPE-Québec from May 2011 to June 2016.

    • Michèle Colpron *

      Michèle Colpron *

      Michèle Colpron has been well known in her profession for nearly 30 years and has more than 10 years of international experience. She has been a corporate director since 2012.

      During her 12 years at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Ms. Colpron was Senior Vice-President, Financial Management, ensuring sound management of the organization’s treasury activities and coordinating financing activities on bond markets. She was also responsible for the organization’s performance measurement for its portfolios and strategies. Prior to that, she was Vice-President, Investment Administration, responsible for the Caisse’s private equity operations, and also served as Vice-President, Finance and Administration, for the private equity portfolios.

      Internationally, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Standard Chartered Bank and Merrill Lynch Bank in Switzerland. She started her career in auditing at Ernst & Young, working in Montréal, London and Hong Kong.

      She currently sits on the boards of Québecor Inc. and the Infrastructure Bank of Canada and is Vice-Chair of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

      Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal, she is a Fellow of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants and a chartered corporate director.

      Ms. Colpron joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ Board of Directors in December 2012.

    • Jean-Claude Scraire *

      Jean-Claude Scraire *

      Jean-Claude Scraire is an independant consultant in strategic development. Since 2002, he has worked for different organizations and businesses in Asia, Europe and Québec.

      Mr. Scraire previously worked for 22 years at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec where he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1995 to 2002. He also held various positions in Québec public administration from 1974 to 1981, including at the Ministère de la Justice.

      Committed to economic development and strongly believing in the importance of entrepreneurship while respecting the local communities, Jean-Claude Scraire has recently chaired the board of directors of Investissement Québec and the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship.

      Member of the Barreau du Québec since 1970, Mr. Scraire is also a member of the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship and the University Club.