Our team

Ten Fairies Are Better Than One

10 fairies and their teams of outstanding volunteers rally their know-how and their skills toward a common goal: to make the end of the year sparkle for hundreds of young students.

Board of Directors

Linda Blouin

President and Founder

A mother of three teenage girls, Linda has always enjoyed volunteering throughout her life.

A teacher for more than 27 years in a school that hosts several students from underprivileged backgrounds, she co-founded the Fairy Godmothers Project three years ago to help young underprivileged students participate in the school’s prom. She was the 2015 Recipient of the Teaching Commitment Award from UQAM.

Brigitte Dupré

Vice-President

Working for a cultural organization where she acts as Project Manager, international promotion, Brigitte is responsible for the creation of the Grand Flirt and the Match Parfait, an annual event where hundreds of meetings take place with professionals from the film industry.

For the last 10 years, she has also been giving time to the Montreal Diet Dispensary, an organization that helps pregnant women in underprivileged areas and since 2014, is involved in the Fairy Godmothers Project.

Carla Nancy Hyacinthe

Sponsorships

Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration, Carla is a CPA, CMA. Having always been passionate about fashion, when she discovered the Fairy Godmothers, she immediately knew she had to get involved. When not in the office, she spends her free time at the gym or with her family.

Marion Duchesne

Technologies

Founder and CEO of Mediaclip, Marion holds an MBA in Strategic Planning and a degree in Entrepreneurship from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Marion is the recipient of several awards and recognitions and is very active in the business world.

Mother of 2 children, she spends her time between her family, her company’s internationalization and her involvement with the Fairy Godmothers Project.

Ann-Marie Romanin

Inventory

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and has worked for many years in sales marketing and training.

In addition to being involved in the Fairy Godmothers Project, she also devotes time to the “Look good feel better” and the “Marie-Vincent Foundation” organizations.

Isabelle Sicard

Communications

With a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and a postgraduate degree in Management from the HEC, Isabelle is the co-founder of Groupe Synergo, a specialized occupational health rehabilitation clinic.

A sought-after speaker and philanthropist, she participates in fundraising campaigns for causes that are important to her. In addition to her involvement with the Board of Directors of the Fairy Godmothers Project, Préma-Québec and Leucan, she is a member of the Ball Organizing Committee for the benefit of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Geneviève Forcier

Volunteer Management

A lawyer specializing in commercial law and holding a master’s degree in business administration, Geneviève has worked for a major Canadian corporate finance firm for nearly 10 years.

In 2004, she decided to put her career on the back burner to devote herself to her family. Since 2014, she has been offering family mediation services in a private practice and is actively involved as a volunteer in her children’s school environment and in the Fairy Godmothers.

Vicky Bellemare

Secretary

With a DEC in graphic design and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Vicky is currently working in the field of promotional marketing.

Volunteering has always been important to her, so it was with great pleasure that she joined the Fairy Godmothers Project family in 2015.

Cathy Samson

Communications

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communication, Cathy has devoted her career to the same field, mainly in the women’s fashion and cosmetics sector. She was part of Groupe Marcelle for 13 years, holding the position of Brand Manager for Lise Watier.

In 2019, she joined Ricardo Media as Director of Retail and Food Services. In addition to being involved in the Fairy Godmothers Project, she is also actively involved with the Chaînon since 2013. She is a member of Reluxe’s organizing committee and the annual Ball. In 2018, she joined the 40th Anniversary Committee of Toujours Ensemble.

Marjolaine Lachance

A lawyer by training, Marjolaine has worked in various operational groups with a client interface and human resources at Bell and is now responsible for the Bell Community and Philanthropic Investments in Quebec.

A mother of two boys, one of whom has special needs, Marjolaine has contributed to numerous parent committees and fundraising committees for various causes such as the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, Kids Help Phone, Francois-Michelle Center and the Fairy Godmothers. Her volunteerism is focused on the well-being of young people and the fulfillment of their full potential.