The National Council of Development and Peace, the organization’s highest governing body, held its last meeting between November 27 and 29, 2015. On this occasion, Jean-Denis Lampron was elected president of the organization, succeeding Ray Temmerman, a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Dedicated to Development and Peace since 1987, Jean-Denis has served as a volunteer and a member of the National Council, including of its finance committee. He is a business leader, the father of 11 children, and also deacon of the Nicolet diocese. “It is an honor for me to be elected president of an organization that will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary. I have been involved with the organization for nearly 30 years and hope I can further help spread its mission both within our Church and throughout Canadian society as a whole,” said the newly elected president.
The National Council is composed of 21 elected representatives from across the country and two youth members. A new executive committee was also appointed at this meeting. The new members are the following:
Jean-Denis Lampron, President
Hélène Tremblay-Boyko, Vice-President
Marie-Andrée Daigneault, Secretary
Dick Mynen, Treasurer
The National Council also has a liaison committee that works with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (CCCB) Standing Committee for Development and Peace and includes the following members:
Annette Panchaud Donovan