First term for Nicole Diamond-Gélinas
OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Nicole Diamond-Gélinas to the board of directors of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority for a three-year term.
Ms. Diamond-Gélinas has worked in management for over 35 years. She is president of two manufacturing companies: Aspasie Inc., since 1976, and Plastifil Inc., since 1998. She has also been head of two automobile dealerships since 2002.
She has worked with a number of businesses and not-for-profit organizations in Trois-Rivières and is a member of four boards of directors: Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Trois-Rivières (since 2011), Société des Alcools du Québec (since 2011), Fondation régionale pour la santé de Trois-Rivières (since 2005) and National Bank Life Insurance (since 2004).
Ms. Diamond-Gélinas holds a bachelor's in education and an administrative degree from Université Laval in Quebec City. She also holds a certificate from Collège des Administrateurs de Sociétés, which is affiliated to Université Laval.
- The Trois-Rivières Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA) established to manage the Port of Trois-Rivières under the Canada Marine Act. Independently funded, the Authority is operated as a wholly-owned enterprise and reinvests all its operating profits into port infrastructure.
"I am pleased that Ms. Diamond-Gélinas has agreed to be a member of the board of directors of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority. Her solid administration and management experience are valuable assets for the organization."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport
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SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information: Ashley Kelahear, Director of Communications, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700