CRC Council

Members of the Administrative Council 2016-2018

The members of the Administrative Council are elected every two years at the CRC General Assembly. The last Assembly was held from May 26 to 29 at Dorval. Se below the eight new members of the Council:

PositionPresident
Name: Michelle Payette
Congregation: Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception
Title: Provincial Superior
In office since: October 2, 2015

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Missionary experience: Guatemala (2 years), Peru (10 years), Hong Kong (1 year)
  • Experience in initial training: in Peru and Canada (10 years)
  • Provincial Secretary (3 years)
  • Secretary General (15 years)
  • Provincial Superior since October 2, 2015

 

PositionVice-president
Name: Friar Louis Cinq-Mars, OFMCAP
Congregation: Capuchin Friars Minor
Title: Provincial Minister
In office since: 2012

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Provincial Minister since 2012 and member of the provincial council since 2008.
  • Chairman of the board of directors of SIAF (Service intercommunautaire d'animation franciscaine) from 2011 to 2013.
  • Visited several provinces of the Order in India, Brazil and Madagascar
  • Professional formation in social work
  • Some 10 years’ experience in communities before entering the Order
  • Worked 7 years with L’Arche of Jean Vanier in Ottawa and Montreal
  • Basic formation in spiritual guidance

 

PositionSecretary Treasurer​
Name: Joan Cronin
Congregation: Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception
Title: General Superior
In office since: 2013

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Three years experience as General Superior
  • twenty years as Executive Director of the Ontario Institute for Catholic Education and Superintendent of Education

 

PositionCounsellor for the Quebec region
Name: Annette Noël, SP
Congregation: Sisters of Providence
Title: Provincial Superior
In office since: June 2014 (2nd mandate)

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Several years on various boards of directors
  • served 3 terms on the CRC Council, as well as 2 terms on the CRC Executive
  • Executive Director for 4 years
  • 17 years’ experience as a Major Superior

 

PositionCounsellor for the Quebec region
Name: Gérard Blais
Congregation: Marianist
Title: Provincial
In office since: June 1, 2012

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Recently renamed Provincial (Regional) of the Marianists in Canada for a second term 
  • President of the ASMDQ, (Association des supérieurs majeurs du diocèse de Québec)

 

PositionAtlantic Representative
Name: Sr. Brendalee Boisvert           
Congregation: Sisters of St. Martha (Nova Scotia)
Title: General Superior
In office since: 2014

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Member of the General Council for 15 years
  • Previously appointed Congregation Leader
  • Attended most CRC meetings and came to know some of the questions of Religious in Canada
  • Has a strong knowledge about Religious Life in Canada

 

PositionWestern Region Representative
Name: Gloria Keylor, SP
Congregation : Sisters of Providence – Western Canada
Title: Provincial Superior 
In office since: July 2006

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Has served as President and vice president of the CRC in the past

 

PositionOntario Representative
Name: Sandra Shannon
Congregation: Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
Title: General Superior
In office since: 2011

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Served in Leadership from 1994-1999, 1999-2003, 2011-2015 and now in second year of a 4-year term
  • Has been both General Councillor and General Superior

Members of the Administrative Council 2014-2016

The members of the Administrative Council are elected every two years at the CRC General Assembly. The last Assembly was held May 29 to June 1, 2014 in Dorval. The new Executive comprises three members:

From left to right:
 

Annette Noël, SP, secretary-treasurer

Rita Larivée, SSA, président

George Smith, CSB, vice-président

The other members of the Council are:
Peter Novecosky, OSB, representing the West
Joan Cronin, GSIC, representing Ontario
Yvon Chalifoux, OSM, representing Québec
Pierre-Anne Mandato, SCSM, representing Québec
Elisabeth Villemure, SMNDA, representing Québec
Rosemary MacDonald, CSM, representing the Atlantic


Members of the Administrative Council 2012-2014

The members of the Administrative Council are elected every two years at the CRC General Assembly. The last Assembly was held May 24-28, 2012 in Dorval. The new Executive comprises three members:

 

From left to right: Michel Proulx, O. PRAEM, President; Annette Noël, SP, Vice-President.; George T. Smith, CSB, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

 

The other members of the Council are:

 

Anne Lewans, OSU
Rosemary MacDonald, CSM
Pierre Anne Mandato, SCSM
Peter Novecosky, OSB
Alain Rodrigue, CMM
Elisabeth Villemure, SMNDA
Mary Finlayson, RSCJ, Past President (one year mandate).
 

Members of the CRC Executive and Administrative Council

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