Administrative Structure

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors exercises decision-making power over the SAAQ's policies and activities to ensure that it fulfils its obligations and achieves the expected level of performance.

The Board of Directors exercises the functions prescribed in the Act respecting the governance of state-owned enterprises.

It is composed of 9 to 15 members appointed by the Government and subject to the Code d'éthique et de déontologie des administrateurs et vice-présidents de la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (PDF, 218 KB) (the code of ethics and rules of conduct for administrators and vice-presidents of the SAAQ - in French only).

Principal roles of the Board of Directors of the SAAQ

In addition to the functions and powers conferred on it by law, the Board of Directors:

  • approves general and specific policies
  • approves the budget and the financial management plan
  • administers the Fonds d'assurance automobile du Québec, of which the SAAQ is the trustee

Members of the Board of Directors of the SAAQ

Lorna Telfer
Chair, Board of Directors
Chair, Governance and Ethics Committee
Retired Attorney
Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary – Ivanhoé Cambridge inc.
Partner, Corporate Law and Corporate Governance, McCarthy Tétrault 

Nathalie Tremblay
President and Chief Executive Officer
Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec  
Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA)

Alain Albert
Independent Member
Chair, Human Resources and Customer Service Committee
Retired Administrator

Yvan Bordeleau
Independent Member
Honorary Professor, Université de Montréal
Certified Corporate Director (CCD)

André Caron
Independent Member
Retired Administrator
Certified Corporate Director (CCD)

Louise Champoux-Paillé
Independent Member
Economist, MBA
Outgoing Chair, Cercle des administrateurs de sociétés certifiés
Contributor, Groupe international de recherche en éthique financière et fiduciaire, UQAM
Certified Corporate Director (CCD) 

Brigitte Corbeil
Independent Member
MBA, B.Sc. Act.
General Manager, Fonds d'assurance responsabilité professionnelle de l’Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec
Certified Corporate Director (CCD)

Anne-Marie Croteau
Independent Member
Chair, Information Technologies Committee
Full Professor of Supply Chain and Business Technology Management and Associate Dean,  Professional Graduate Programs and External Relations at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
Certified Corporate Director (CCD) 

Jean-Marie De Koninck
Member
Chair, Road Safety Committee
Full Professor and Researcher, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Université Laval
President and Founder, Operation Red Nose
Founder, Science and Mathematics in Action (SMAC) 

Johanne Goulet
Independent Member
Chair, Assets and Liabilities Committee
Retired Actuary, SSQ Groupe financier 

François Geoffrion
Independent Member
Economist

Conrad Lord
Independent Member
Attorney, Lord, Poissant & associés 

Jude Martineau
Independent Member
Chair, Audit and Performance Committee
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA)
Certified Corporate Director (CCD) 

Hélène Racine
Independent Member
Chartered Professional Accountant (M.A., FCPA, FCA)
Vice-President, Qualification, Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec
Certified Corporate Director (CCD)

Sylvie Thivierge
Independent Member
Tax Specialist and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA, M. Fisc.)
Director of Finance, Groupe Immobilier Papillon inc