LAVAL, QC, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Clément Joly, Chair of the Board
of the Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Muriel
Amar as Executive Director of the Armand-Frappier Foundation of INRS
Ms. Amar has been active in philanthropic management and development for
over 15 years now. Before joining the Armand-Frappier Foundation of
INRS University, she spent almost a decade as Director, Corporate Gifts
with the Jewish General Hospital Foundation. During her time there, she
helped develop and launch the second phase of the "Power to Heal"
fundraising campaign and arranged lasting partnerships with major
companies including Bell Canada, Hydro-Québec, RBC and the National
Bank, to name only a few.
Ms. Amar also worked as Executive Director, Quebec Region and Atlantic
Provinces, for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. She also
served as a Marketing Manager with Intrawest and Event and Fundraising
Coordinator with the CCJ. In addition, Ms. Amar is Vice-Chair of the
SEDNA Foundation and a member of various organizations committed to
making a significant, sustainable difference both locally and
"We are proud that Ms. Amar agreed to take on this new challenge," said
Mr. Joly. "The Board of Directors is convinced that her expertise in
philanthropy and fundraising will make a significant contribution to
developing the Foundation and building its reputation."
ABOUT THE ARMAND-FRAPPIER FOUNDATION OF INRS UNIVERSITY:
The Foundation actively contributes to the advancement and excellence of
research at the INRS, with the goal of identifying concrete solutions
to social priorities with the potential to change the world.
ABOUT THE INRS:
The INRS is a university dedicated to research and graduate studies, and
ranks first in Canada in terms of research intensity (funding per
faculty member). INRS research teams conduct fundamental research
essential to the advancement of science, and also play a critical role
in finding practical solutions to problems facing our society.
Image with caption: "Muriel Amar (CNW Group/Fondation Universitaire Armand-Frappier de l'INRS)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131128_C5699_PHOTO_EN_33980.jpg
SOURCE: Fondation Universitaire Armand-Frappier de l'INRS
For further information:
Alexandra Jonnaert, Director of Communications
Fondation universitaire Armand-Frappier de l'INRS
email@example.com or 450 686-5360