Description of the roles

President

The president directs the deliberations, maintains order and decorum, receives the proposals and submits them to the assembly. He/She also ensures that the CSIPC schedule runs smoothly and helps each of the other sectors if necessary. This person represents the committee during each of the activities in which CSIPC participates. The president calls the vote and proclaims the result, signs the official documents and confirms the minutes of the previous sessions approved by the assembly. In the event of parity in the last ballot, it is usually given the casting vote in order to resolve a situation which would otherwise appear insoluble. In the event of an appeal from one of its decisions, it is entitled to be heard first on the reasons for its decision.

I wanted to do more for the scientific community. I met great people, developed organizational skills and learn more about academic processes related to research. Working with this great team, brings me so much!
Claire Letanneur, President 2020

Vice-President

The Vice-President, together with the President, ensures that the CSIPC calendar runs smoothly and helps each of the other sectors if necessary. He/She fulfills the functions of the president in the meetings in the event of his absence or other impediment; it is he/she who is generally called to preside over the meetings of the assembly when it sits in a committee of the whole.

Secretary

The secretary writes up, in the two official languages of CSIPC, and signs the minutes of the general, regular, special and Executive Council meetings which he/she then submits for the approval of the assembly while the chairman of the meeting or they are adopted confirms his signature indicating the date of this confirmation. He/She must prepare the agenda that will be accepted by the presidency and made available to members before the meeting. He/She will communicate to the members the reports of the committees, the proposals and other official documents in his care. The secretary will also be responsible for the management of these documents.

The CPICS is amazing and I am proud to have helped create it. I like to participate in the organization of events, but I am too shy to take the lead. So being the secretary allowed me to be a part of this committee in the “background”, giving my opinion, being part of important decisions and helping in the organization of our conferences and our Symposium. As a secretary I also had to push myself to improve my organization skills and pay more attention to the meetings. Finally, I also got to mentor two incredible people that replaced me in the position.
Karen Goncalves dos Santos, Secretary 2019-2020

Vice-President for Communications

He/She will be in charge of creating and managing social media platforms, setting up and managing the association’s official means of communication (mailbox). In the case of organizing an event, it will help to maximize the visibility of the event for all members of the Center SÈVE as well as for any public targeted by the Committee.

Following the CSIPC’s symposium in August 2019, I thought it was great that students from many different backgrounds were bridging the gap between research in Quebec and elsewhere. It is very enriching to share our knowledge with other researchers internationally. Promoting CSIPC’s activities was a natural fit since the mission is inspiring. Moreover, it is a real pleasure to be part of this dynamic and dedicated team.
Marianne Bessette, VP Communication 2020

Vice-President of Networking

He/She will be in charge of creating, managing and updating the database. In these steps, he/she must contact the researchers, former members and students currently members of the SÈVE Center to obtain information as well as authorizations to use this information.

I have always believed that networking is a fundamental pillar when seeking to grow both personally and professionally. When I knew that I could have the opportunity to organize and keep up to date the contact information of the Centre SEVE members, as well as communicate with international experts in the area of plant biology, I knew that I wanted to contribute and be part of CSIPC in the position of VP of Networking.
Ingrid Berenice Sánchez Carrillo, Vice-President of Networking 2019-2020

Treasurer

He/She will be in charge of managing the budget allocated to CSIPC and of presenting a financial report when it is necessary to withdraw funds and dispose of them. If necessary, he/she will be responsible for finding and contacting potential partners to obtain additional funds during the CSIPC activity. He/She must work closely with the vice-president of communications, the president and the vice-president.

Current


Role Name University
Presidence Karen Cristine Goncalves dos Santos Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Vice-Presidence Ingrid Berenice Sanchez Carrillo
Vice-Presidence of Communications Jennifer Paillassa
Snehi Gazal
Vice-Presidence of Networking Valeria Parra
Romaric Armel Mouafo Tchinda Université de Sherbrooke
Vice-Presidence of Treasury Serge Nouemssi Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Julie Yergeau Université de Sherbrooke
Université Laval
Secretary Aracely Maribel Diaz Garza Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Vincent Charron-Lamoureux Université de Sherbrooke

Past

2020

2020-05


Role Name University
Presidence Claire Letanneur Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Vice-Presidence Teura Barff
Vice-Presidence of Communications Jennifer Paillassa
Marianne Bessette Université de Montréal
Vice-Presidence of Networking Ingrid Berenice Sanchez Carrillo Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Julie Yergeau Université de Sherbrooke
Université Laval
Vice-Presidence of Treasury Serge Nouemssi Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Romaric Armel Mouafo Tchinda Université de Sherbrooke
Secretary Karen Cristine Goncalves dos Santos Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Aracely Maribel Diaz Garza
Vincent Charron-Lamoureux Université de Sherbrooke



2020-01-10


Role Name University
Presidence Claire Letanneur Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Vice-Presidence Teura Barff
Vice-Presidence of Communications Jennifer Paillassa
Marianne Bessette Université de Montréal
Vice-Presidence of Networking Ingrid Berenice Sanchez Carrillo Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Julie Yergeau Université de Sherbrooke, Université Laval
Vice-Presidence of Treasury Serge Nouemssi Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Romaric Armel Mouafo Tchinda Université de Sherbrooke
Secretary Karen Cristine Goncalves dos Santos Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Alexia Bertholon McGill University

2019


Role Name University
Presidence Guilherme Silva Martins Université de Sherbrooke
Vice-Presidence Claire Letanneur Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Vice-Presidence of Communications Teura Barff
Matthieu Glanowski Université de Sherbrooke
Vice-Presidence of Networking Ingrid Berenice Sanchez Carrillo Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Romaric Armel Mouafo Tchinda Université de Sherbrooke
Vice-Presidence of Treasury Safa Labidi
Amadou Sibide Agriculture et Agrolimentaire Canada
Secretary Karen Cristine Goncalves dos Santos Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Alexia Bertholon McGill University