Maryse Gaudreault Appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Capital Commission
The Minister of Public Services and Procurement, The Honorable Helena Jaczek, has announced that Maryse Gaudreault has been appointed as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Capital Commission (NCC). Ms. Gaudreault's appointment will take effect on June 6, 2023, and will last for four years. Her selection was based on an open, transparent, and merit-based process.
Ms. Gaudreault is a native of Quebec and has been a resident of the National Capital Region for more than 40 years. She has had a distinguished career in public service and is committed to the community. She served in the National Assembly of Quebec as a Member of Parliament for the riding of Hull from 2008 to 2022, where she assumed many important roles.
As Third Vice-President of the National Assembly, Ms. Gaudreault presided over proceedings in the Chamber and carried out several mandates. She also chaired the Task Force on the Creation of a Memorial to the Victims of Indian Residential Schools. Before her time in the National Assembly, she was the director of the Hull Residential and Long-Term Care Center and served on various boards of directors.
Ms. Gaudreault's strategic vision and her experience of working with various levels of government will be assets in the execution of her mandate. The NCC is a federal Crown corporation that ensures that Canada's Capital is a vibrant and inspiring source of pride for all Canadians and a legacy for generations to come. The Board of Directors oversees the company and ensures that it achieves its strategic objectives, particularly in the effective and efficient use of resources and promoting positive relations with other levels of government and the public.
The Honorable Helena Jaczek took the opportunity to thank Marc Seaman, the outgoing Chair of the Board of the National Capital Commission since June 7, 2017.
In accepting the appointment, Ms. Gaudreault expressed her gratitude and pledged to work tirelessly to ensure that the NCC continues to fulfill its mandate. "I am honored to be appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Capital Commission," she said. "I look forward to working with the Board, the management team, and all the employees of the NCC to ensure that Canada's Capital remains a vibrant and inspiring source of pride for all Canadians."
Photo Caption: Maryse Gaudreault appointed as new chairperson of the National Capital Commission for a four-year term. (TF)
Screenshot courtesy of Maryse Gaudreault’s Twitter