Board of Directors

SA²GE is managed by a not-for-profit organization: The Coalition for Greener Aircraft. The coalition ensures accountability and monitors to work progress by ensuring compliance with the grant agreement and other legal agreements governing the mobilizing project.  Governance is ensured by a board of directors composed of thirteen members, which four have no voting rights as well as an executive committee composed of five board members.

Administrators are committed to upholding the highest standards of governance.

Ghislain Lafrance

President - Executive Director, TeraXion

Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Executive Committee

Houssam Alaouie

Director, Research and Development and Academic Relations, CAE

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Executive and of the Audit Committees

Suzanne Benoit

President - Executive Director, Aéro Montréal

Treasurer and member of the Executive and of the Audit Committees 

Karen Magharian

Director, Legal & Contracts, Thales Canada

Secretary and member of the Executive Committee

Fassi Kafyeke   

Senior Director, Innovation, Bombardier

Past Chairman and member of the Executive Committee

Michel Dion

Director, Innovation, Bell Textron Canada

Administrator end member of the Audit Committee

Patrick Champagne

Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Government Relations, CMC Electronics

Administrator

Gilles Néron

Senior Director, Business Development & Administration, Air Canada

Administrator

Alain Aubertin

President - Executive Director, Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace (CRIAQ)

Administrator

Priti Wanjara

Senior Research Scientist, National Research Council Canada (NRC)

Observer

Gilles Bourgeois

Chief, Environmental Protection and Standards, Transport Canada

Observer

Stephan Fogaing

Industrial Development Advisor - Aerospace Sector, Ministry of Economy and Innovation

Observer

Sylvain Larochelle

Director, Technology Collaboration Office, Pratt & Whitney Canada

Observer

Dominique Sauvé

Director of the Coalition for Greener Aircraft

Main Partner