Board and Committees

The Golf Québec Board of Directors is composed of ten (10) members. To contact the members of our Board of Directors, please write to: golfquebec@golfquebec.org.

 
 
2024 Board of Directors 
 
 
François Gagnon
President
 
Elected amongst members in good standing in a member club
Parcours du Cerf
François Gagnon holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a specialization in finance, an MBA, a law degree, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980. After a few years in banking, he joined the Québec Ministry of Finance, where he served as Assistant Deputy Minister. He then moved to Mouvement Desjardins, where he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and President of Fiducie Desjardins before retiring.
 
A member of Parcours du Cerf, he joined the Golf Québec Board of Directors between 2013 and 2015, where he served as Secretary-Treasurer and sat on the Rules Committee. He then took a short break before rejoining the board in 2020, and had held the position of Vice-President since 2022.
 
As part of his volunteer involvement, in 2023 he sat on the Governance and Ethics Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee, of which he was Chairman, and the Finance and Audit Committee. He has been a national-level referee for some fifteen years. He was a member of Golf Canada's Board of Governors and Rules Committee from 2014 to 2016. He was also a member of the Country Club of Montréal for twenty years, where he sat on various committees and was president in 2012 and 2013.
 
 
Gisèle Carpentier
Vice-President
 
Elected amongst members in good standing in a member club
Golf Le Mirage

Ms. Carpentier holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a major in human resources management and finance, and was an independent student in business law before completing certification in hospital management. She has held management positions in human resources in a number of healthcare establishments.
 
She joined the Fédération's Board of Directors in 2020. She has chaired the Human Resources Committee since 2021, is a member of the Volunteer Involvement Committee and contributes to handicap services.
 
As a member of Golf Le Mirage, she was involved in the ladies' committee and served as Captain for three years. She has set up various activities to promote participation and the development of golf among women, in addition to volunteering at numerous Golf Québec tournaments and activities. Over the past ten years, she has also sat on the Board of Directors of the Caisse du réseau de la santé as a member of the Audit Committee, the Ethics and Professional Conduct Committee and as a director.
 
 
 
Ève Gaudet
Secretary

Appointed by the ACGQ
Montcalm
With a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations from Laval University and currently in the process of completing her MBA, Ève Gaudet is the manager and co-owner of the Montcalm Golf Club. She has been secretary of the club since 2016 and is responsible for sales and event management.
 
A member of the Golf Québec Board of Directors from 2012 to 2016, she served as Provincial Vice-President from 2014 to 2016. She then took a break before returning to the Board in 2019 and has served as Secretary since 2020. She is Chair of the Governance and Ethics Committee and contributes to the Table de concertation de l'industrie du golf du Québec as well as the committee responsible for reviewing the business model of our industry.
 
Her volunteer commitment also led her to the owners and operators of Québec golf courses, where she was a member of the ATGQ board of directors for three years before becoming President. Following a merger with the Association des directeurs généraux des clubs de golf du Québec, the ATGQ became the ACGQ. She has been the Vice-President for the past five years. She was also a Director of the Montcalm Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2014 to 2016.
 

 
Michel Dell’Aniello
Treasurer
 
Elected amongst members in good standing in a member club
Vallée du Richelieu
A tax expert by profession, Michel Dell'Aniello is retired from The Seagram Company where he was Vice-President.
 
A member of the Golf Québec Board of Directors since 2019, he shares his expertise in finance, negotiation, and administration with us. He has served as Treasurer since 2020 and, as such, oversees the Finance and Audit Committee. He is also a national level referee who is still very active in presenting our provincial competitions.
 
His volunteer work has also led him to become involved with the Club de golf de la Vallée du Richelieu where he has served as Captain, Chairman of the Membership Committee, was a member of the Grounds Committee and the Nominating Committee as well as a member of the Board of Directors for nine years, including three years as Treasurer and three years as Vice-President. He was a director of the Vallée-du-Richelieu Foundation and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Indian Spring Country Club in Florida.
 
 
 
Marie-Pier Poulin-Breton
 
Elected amongst members in good standing in a member club
La Tempête
A member of the La Tempête golf club in the Québec City area, Ms. Poulin-Breton is the director and founder of FlexiGolf, a company whose mission is to make as many golf courses as possible accessible to golfers of all abilities.
With a bachelor's degree in marketing and a master's in political science, she brings to Golf Québec's Board of Directors skills in communications, marketing, management, creation and planning of campaigns. Her volunteer experience led her to preside over a the faculty student association of the UQAM School of Management (ESG-UQAM).
 
 
 
Olivier Daneau
 
Elected amongst members in good standing in a member club
Vallée du Richelieu
Oliveau Daneau holds a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting profile, a DESS in professional accounting with an auditor profile, as well as an MBA. He was captain of the Carabins golf team from 2017 to 2019 and was named the University of Montréal's Athlete of the Year in golf in 2017. He currently works as a chartered professional accountant (CPA) in the mergers and acquisitions department of the firm Deloitte.
 
A director of Golf Québec since 2023, he immediately joined the Finance and Audit Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee, where he contributes his expertise. A member of the Continental Golf Club for many years before joining Club Laval-sur-le-Lac and, finally, Club de golf de la Vallée du Richelieu, we had the opportunity to see him play in provincial competitions for some 15 years, during which time he won the Spring Open.
 
His volunteer involvement began early on, as a teenager, when he organized a fundraiser to equip his club with a cardiac defibrillator, in 2011, before deploying a fundraising campaign to support a Québec athlete whose professional career was taking off, in 2016. He has also been an advisor to the Board of Directors of Club Laval-sur-le-Lac in their long-term planning and is treasurer of the Board of Directors of Moisson Laurentides, a charitable organization, in the form of a food bank, which offers support and food security in the broad Laurentian region.
 
 
Paul Schofield
 
Elected amongst members in good standing in a member club
Boucherville
 
Mr. Schofield has 25 years of volunteer experience with Golf Québec. He is a referee, helped create the Tournament Players Championship while on the Players Committee and was a member of the Québec Golf Association Board of Directors. More recently, he was a member of the Québec Golf Hall of Fame Committee.
 
At Golf Canada, he has served on the Board of Governors, the Amateur Competitions Committee and chaired numerous national championships. Mr. Schofield has also been involved with the Montréal Regional Golf Association and his home club committees.
 
Now a member of the Boucherville Golf Club, Mr. Schofield studied business administration at Concordia University and has a diploma in golf course agronomy. He has worked in the golf industry throughout his career.
 
Serge Lafontaine
 
Appointed by the Regional Association Council
Royal Ottawa 
 

With a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Serge Lafontaine has been working in the digital services and solutions industry for over 25 years. He shares with us his expertise in high-tech project management, sales and marketing.

Regional delegate for the Ottawa Valley (OVGA) since October 2023, he was mandated by the members of the Regional Association Council to represent them on the Golf Québec Board of Directors.

 
A member of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club in Gatineau, he is currently Director of Junior Development for the OVGA. Having completed the Community Coach training offered by the PGA of Canada, he is also the manager of the Ottawa junior development team. Within his home club, he has served as junior governor as well as a member of the tournament and handicap committee, marketing and communications committee, and finance committee. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Joan of Arc Academy, Ottawa's only private bilingual school for girls.
 
 
 
Nadia Di Menna
 
Appointed by the NGCOA – Québec Branch
Le Versant
President of the National Golf Course Owners Association - Québec Chapter (NGCOA), Nadia Di Menna has been involved in the golf industry for over 35 years. She is the General Manager of Le Versant located in Terrebonne, which, with its 72 holes, is the largest golf complex in Canada.
 
A member of Golf Québec's Board of Directors since 2023, she is a member of the Marketing and Communications Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee.
 
Over the years, her volunteer involvement has led her to work on a special Golf Canada committee for the implementation of a promotional campaign targeting new golfers. She is also a member of the Table de concertation de l'industrie du golf du Québec.
 
 
 
David Tremblay
 
Appointed by the PGA of Canada - Québec Zone
David Tremblay's academic background includes a diploma in Business Administration and Marketing from Saint. Lawrence College and a diploma in Business Management from Université Laval. He has spent his entire career in the golf industry and has been a PGA of Canada professional since 2004. At the age of 15, he began working at the Beloeil Golf Club, then at Cap-Rouge and Golf Alpin. After eleven years in 18-hole facilities, he spent 14 years working at two of the best 36-hole private facilities in Québec; Club Laval-sur-le-Lac and Golf Le Mirage, where he ended up as Head Professional and Manager of the Callaway Performance Center.
 
He is currently Regional Account Manager for Eastern Canada at Golf Genius Software and is very proud to serve as President of the PGA of Québec. His goal is to support his colleagues across the province by providing them with the tools and knowledge they need to feel valued in their profession and to perform to the best of their abilities in the workplace.
 
He joined the Golf Québec Board of Directors in 2022. Since then, he has contributed to the development of the 2023-2026 strategic plan and is now a member of the Marketing and Communications Committee. His volunteer involvement has also led him to sit on the Québec golf industry Standing Committee.
 

2024 Committees

The President and Executive Director are automatically members of all statutory and Board committees. Here is the composition of the 2024 committees.

 
Statutory Committees golfquebec@golfquebec.org
  • Finance and Audit: Michel Dell’Aniello (Golf Québec Treasurer and Committee Chairman), Olivier Daneau, Nadia Di Menna.
  • Governance and Ethics: Eve Gaudet (Golf Québec Secretary and Committee Chair), Marie-Pier Poulin-Breton, Louise Patry, Guylaine Sirois.
  • Human Resources: Gisèle Carpentier (Golf Québec Vice-President and Committee Chair), David Tremblay.
Board Committees golfquebec@golfquebec.org
  • Strategic Planning: David Tremblay (Committee Chairman), Olivier Daneau, Serge Lafontaine, François Roy.
  • Volunteer Involvement: Denis Loiselle (Committee Chairman), Gisèle Carpentier, Dany Tremblay, Paul Schofield, Guylaine Sirois.
Ad Hoc Committee golfquebec@golfquebec.org 
  • Nominating for the 2025 elections: Denis Loiselle (Committee Chairman), Louise Patry, Sonia Houde Mario Bouchard (ACGQ), Anne Rogerson (PGA of Canada - Québec Zone).
Operational Committees (under the Executive Director)
Independant Committees golfquebec@golfquebec.org