As Executive Director of Club 2000 Niagara for the past 15 years, Lucie is responsible for many services offered in the Francophone community of Niagara. One of the services is the Employment Ontario Program for youth and adults throughout the Niagara region.
Lucie’s commitment as a Francophone community leader as played a key role in ensuring Francophone representation at many local, regional and provincial Employment, Tourism and Economic Development committees and Boards of Administration. Among these is First Work (Ontario Youth Association of Employment Centers), Board of Referees for Employment Insurance of Canada, Toronto 2015 PanAM/Para PanAM Games Francophone committee, and President of Direction Ontario.
As a partner in Tourisme Franco-Niagara, Lucie promotes the value of providing bilingual services to the tourism businesses in Niagara. The magazine “Les Saisons Niagara” is distributed throughout Ontario, Québec, the Maritimes and some European Tourism Events.
Elected President of Desjardins, Caisse populaire Welland, she supports the socioeconomic development of the community. In 2013, la Caisse populaire redistributed more than $50,000 to support a variety of community projects and organizations in education, sports, economic development as well as the Welland Hospital Foundation.
Since June 30, 2021, Lucie is retired. We wish her to take advantage of her free time to have fun, experiment, discover … and avoid everything that looks like work.
Happy retirement Lucie.