- 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
- Minto Suite Hotel, 2nd floor, Lisgar and Massey salons, 185 Lyon St. Street N., Ottawa
Join members of the Ottawa business community and hear Liseanne Forand, BA 80, president of Shared Services Canada, discuss the importance of business and community networking and how to groom professional contacts.
Don’t forget your business cards and smart phone.
- $23 (Concordia alumni)
- $28 (others)
- Includes appetizers, coffee and tea | Cash bar | Partial proceeds go to the Ottawa Chapter Bursary Endowment
Online registration for this event is closed. Walk-ins are welcome with exact change please.
Information: Murray Kronick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Before being apponted President of Shared Services Canada in 2011, Liseanne Forand was Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada, and Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
She began her career in the Public Service of Canada in 1986, at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, where she served until 1993. During that time, she also represented the Department on the interdepartmental team charged with the arbitration of the Canada-France maritime boundary.
Liseanne took a leave of absence from the Public Service in 1993 to become the first Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Prawn Producers. In 1994, she was appointed Director General of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment, based in Winnipeg. She returned to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in 1998 as Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy. In 2001 she joined Communication Canada as Assistant Executive Director, Communications Program and Services and in 2003 she was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Northern Affairs, at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Between 2006 and 2008, she served as Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Social Development Policy at the Privy Council Office.
Liseanne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (Honours) from Concordia University in Montreal, where she also completed the course work towards a Master of Arts degree.