On June 19, Julie Raîche, B.B.A., F.Pl., was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Institut québécois de planification financière (IQPF) for the 20182019 mandate. A Financial Planner since 2003, Raîche is Regional Vice-President, Eastern Montérégie, at National Bank. She joined the IQPF Board of Directors in 2013 and was Treasurer from 2014 to 2016, then Vice Chair from 2016 to 2018. She served as Chair of the Audit committee and participated in the Professional Development and Governance committees. The IQPF’s mission is to protect the personal finances of the public by training Financial Planners and establishing standards of professional practice.