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Our Directors

The Hélène Tremblay Lavoie Foundation is leading the way to ensure Francophones in the Toronto region have access to a long-term care facility and health care services in French. We are guided by a dedicated Board of Directors, which includes the Honorable David Crombie, former Mayor of Toronto, as well as many other invaluable volunteers.

Meet our Board of Directors:

Sylvie Lavoie, BBA, CGA

Sylvie Lavoie, BBA, CGA

President and Chair

Sylvie Lavoie has been a member of the Certified General Accountants of Ontario since 1992. She completed her Bachelor in Business Administration from York University in 1976 after completing her studies in the Bahamas and Boca Raton, Florida. Her experience in accounting, internal audit, and with accounting systems and operations includes Canadian General Electric, Ultramar Canada, and Tupperware Canada. Since 1989 she is a consultant and as such, she helps small and medium enterprises to choose software, implement it, and train personnel to manage their own financial affairs.

Sylvie has taught at Seneca College part time and was treasurer of the Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing Club for two years. Sylvie was treasurer of Les Centres D’Accueil Heritage from 2008 until March 2011.

The Honorable David Edward Crombie, PC, OC

The Honorable David Edward Crombie, PC, OC

Director

David Edward Crombie is a Canadian politician, professor and consultant. He was a lecturer in politics and urban affairs at Ryerson in the 1960s. David, along with John Sewell and others, became a leader in grassroots movements that favored improving social services and prioritizing community interests. He was elected to Toronto’s city council in 1970 and was the 56th Mayor of Toronto from December 1, 1972 until November 1978. He left City Hall in 1978 winning a Progressive Conservative seat in the Canadian House of Commons. He served as Minister of Health and Welfare. He served as an MP until 1988. He then returned to urban affairs as head of the royal commission on the future of Toronto’s waterfront.

Throughout the 1990s, David served in various advisory capacities to city and provincial governments relating to urban issues in the Toronto area. On May 13, 2004 he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.

William A. King, J.D., Barrister and Solicitor

William A. King, J.D., Barrister and Solicitor

Secretary

William A. King has practiced law for over 35 years. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1971, articled at Edison, Aird & Berlis (now Aird & Berlis LLP) and returned there following the Bar Admission where he stayed until mid 1976. He then founded his own practice, primarily focused on corporate law, real estate, wills, powers of attorney and estates, and has remained a sole practitioner to the present.

William has served on the Board of The North Toronto Hockey Association and was a founding member and director of the Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths.

Jacques Naud, MBA

Jacques Naud, MBA

Director

Jacques Naud is Vice President at Knowledge First Financial. He is a Senior Executive with over 30 year’s leadership experience in the banking industry. He was previously vice-president at the National Bank of Canada for many years. He is also president of JN Marathon Consultants Inc., President at Forum pancanadien sur le développement économique francophone canadien and member of the Board of Directors of Fondation de l’hôpital Montfort, Club Canadien de Toronto, Théâtre français de Toronto and Alliance Française de Toronto.

Patrick Boily

Patrick Boily

Patrick Boily is currently Manager, Policy & Stakeholder Engagement at the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA), the provincial association that represents not-for-profit home and community health service providers in Ontario. In this role, he leads the development and implementation of OCSA’s advocacy, government relations, public policy and stakeholder engagement agenda.

He previously worked as the French Language Services Coordinator and Aboriginal Health Consultant for the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) where he acted as the key liaison between the two communities, the LHIN and health service providers. Prior to working at the LHIN, he worked in francophone health service development as Health Service Planning Agent for Reflet Salvéo, one of the province’s French Language Health Planning Entities.

Originally from the small francophone community of La Broquerie in Manitoba, Patrick has spent some time of his career on the political side, having worked at the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in both policy and legislative assistant roles before moving to Ontario. Patrick has a BA from McGill University and a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from York University. He has also completed the Action Canada Fellowship Program, the Rotman’s Advanced Health Leaders Program and the HealthCareCAN’s Health Service Management Certificate.

Solange Belluz

Solange Belluz

Ms. Solange Belluz is curre