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Observatory team and committees

The Early Childhood Observatory team

Fannie Dagenais
Director 

Guylaine Boucher
Knowledge Transfer Advisor

Committees

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee provides expert opinions and makes recommendations on data selection and interpretation.

The Scientific Committee is made up of representatives of governments and non-government organizations with expertise in the production and analysis of scientific data:

  • Hélène Desrosiers, Institut de la statistique du Québec
  • Jean-François Labadie, Institut national de santé publique du Québec
  • Julie Soucy, Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
  • Caroline Bouchard, Université Laval, Département d'études sur l'enseignement et l'apprentissage

The committee may be expanded as needed, based on the topics being studied or data to be produced.

Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee issues recommendations on the Observatory’s orientations and priority objectives, taking into account the context and strategic issues as well as analyses and recommendations from the Scientific Committee.

The Advisory Committee is made up of representatives of governments and non-government organizations dedicated to early childhood development and the mission of the Observatory:

  • Julie Dostaler, Avenir d’enfants
  • Marc-André Plante, Carrefour action municipale et famille
  • Geneviève Bélisle, Association québécoise des centres de la petite enfance
  • Jocelyne Sauvé, Institut national de santé publique du Québec
  • Christiane Bourdages-Simpson, Ministère de l’Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
  • Andrée Dionne, Ministère de la Famille
  • Lyne Jobin, Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
  • Julie Rousseau, Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
  • Marie Rhéaume, Réseau pour un Québec Famille