A new Pres­i­dent for the MCI

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS -

At its last monthly meet­ing, the Board of Di­rec­tors of Mem­phrem­a­gog Con­ser­va­tion Inc. (MCI) elected a new Ex­ec­u­tive. Mrs. Claude Bernier has agreed to be­come Pres­i­dent. Mrs. Bernier, a Ma­gog res­i­dent, has been a mem­ber of MCI for 30 years and a mem­ber of the Board since 2005. She has long years of man­age­ment ex­pe­ri­ence and has been in­volved in the Ma­gog com­mu­nity for close to 15 years. Mr. Tom Ko­vacs, res­i­dent of Drum­mond Point, Ma­gog, was elected Vice Pres­i­dent. Mr. Ko­vacs is a for­mer Di­rec­tor at Parks Canada and a long-time mem­ber of MCI. Among var­i­ous re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, Mr. Ko­vacs will rep­re­sent the MCI at the Que­bec/ Vermont Steer­ing Com­mit­tee and will main­tain the re­la­tion­ship with our Vermont friends.

Mrs. Gisèle La­casse Benoit will con­tinue to be a mem­ber of the Ex­ec­u­tive as Past Pres­i­dent and will be re­spon­si­ble, among other things, for the Con­ser­va­tion file and for projects re­lated to the Lake Mem­phrem­a­gog wa­ter­shed.

The other mem­bers of the ex­ec­u­tive are Mr. Pat Trudel, from Pot­ton Town­ship, who has agreed to con­tinue as Trea­surer, Ms. Cather­ine Roy, a young bi­ol­o­gist who knows Lake Mem­phrem­a­gog well, as Sec­re­tary, and Mrs. Jo­hanne Lavoie, as MCI Di­rec­tor Gen­eral for a sixth year.

The other Mem­bers of Board are : Mr. Robert Benoit (Pa­trol Di­rec­tor), Mrs. Anne Boswall, Mr. Jean-Claude Duff, Mrs. Mary Pat Gould­ing, Mr. Jean-Philippe Joyal, Mr. Peter Lepine, Mr. Erich Peter-Smith, Mrs. Madeleine Saint-Pierre et Mrs. Perry Thomas.

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Claude Bernier was elected as the new pres­i­dent of MCI, re­plac­ing long-time pres­i­dent Gisele La­casse-Benoit.

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