Suzanne Bélanger-Fontaine

Board Member 

Mrs. Bélanger-Fontaine, who currently serves as Director of Immigration Services and Programs at Collège Boréal, is a well-recognized and respected figure within the LHIN’s Francophone community. She brings with her significant public service experience having worked in senior and leadership level roles with both the Federal and Provincial governments.

Before her time at Collège Boréal, Mrs. Bélanger-Fontaine spent several years working with the Commissioner of Official Languages as Representative for the province of Ontario, where she acted on the Commissioner’s behalf to promote official languages in federal, provincial, and municipal organizations and at the community level. She previously served as Director with Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Yukon Region, where she worked closely with the territorial government and with First Nations and territorial partners on environmental and economic development initiatives, as Associate-Director on the DEW Line Clean Up Project with the Department of National Defense and as Senior Officer with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

In addition to her impressive employment background, Mrs. Bélanger-Fontaine has been deeply involved at the community level. She has served on several agency boards over the years. She is currently on the Board of directors of the Canadian Centre for Language Benchmarks, and Le Phénix, a provincial organisation supporting inclusion and persons with disabilities. Mrs. Bélanger-Fontaine is a graduate of Brock University, the Université du Québec à Montréal and L’école nationale d’administration publique.

Suzanne BĂ©langer-Fontaine