Our team

The BMP Foundation is privileged to count on the commitment of a dynamic permanent staff and a Board of Directors with varied qualifications. Each member brings his or her unique expertise to the table, creating a Board that is both relevant and effective in carrying out our mission.

The BMP Foundation Board of Directors is now certified CA Engaged Against Harassment. For more information, visit the Ordre des Administrateurs Agréés microsite.

Office Staff

Francis Laramée, Adm.A.
Executive director


Always present for the Foundation’s donors, Francis targets and supervises funding projects while ensuring a pleasant working atmosphere for the members of his team. Always ready to listen, donors and BMP Hospital staff alike come to his office for good advice.

AFP and CAGP member.

Noëlle Charpentier
Executive Assistant


With a background in office administation, Noelle holds a master’s degree in archaeology and has worked in several sectors as an actress and translator. As assistant director, Noelle handles donor files, plans Board meetings and ensures various follow-ups on the Foundation’s many projects.

Frédérique Pothier
Events Coordinator


After 4 years as a social worker, Frédérique decided to go back to school to earn a master’s degree in public management and local development. With her knowledge of healthcare network issues and her desire to get involved in our community in a different way, Frédérique accepted this new professional challenge in event management. She is in charge of organizing the BMP Foundation’s fundraising events, seeking sponsors and ensuring good management of our volunteers.

Vacant position


Details to come.

Board of Directors - Executive Committee

Me Patrick Boucher, Ad.E.

Associate LB Avocats Inc.

Patrick is a senior partner at LB Avocats and is renowned for his rigor and his keen sense of strategy. A teacher, trainer and author, he also places great importance on his social involvement. As a member of the BMP Foundation’s Board of Directors for several years, Patrick became President in 2020.

Julie Coderre

Pharmacist – Owner
Pharmacie Jean Coutu Cowansville

A pharmacist since 1997, Julie has owned the Jean Coutu Pharmacy in Cowansville since 2001. Very active in her community, Julie has been involved in many committees related to her profession over the years. Her commitment to the BMP Foundation is in line with one of her top priorities: providing access to to care for her community.

Catharie Béchamp

President Sylkanica

Catharie has worked in telecommunications internationally. With her husband, she contributes to charitable organizations via her Sylkanica Foundation. As a member of the Board of Directors, Catharie wants to ensure that patient receive quality care.

Geoffrey Webber

Income Tax Consultant Duke CPA Inc.

Geoffrey Webber has lived in Lac-Brome for more than 30 years. He has two children, one of whom has chosen to return to Knowlton to raise his family. Geoffrey is an income tax consultant with MNP in Cowansville. He is also involved with Les Maisons Butters, which provides housing to people with an intellectual handicap.

Mario Lagimonière
Ex Officio President

Vice-President RBC Dominion Securities – Retired

A former portfolio manager, Mario has been involved with the Hospital and the BMP Foundation since 1989, and served as President of the Foundation for seven years. Thanks to his involvement in the last two Capital Campaigns, great achievements have been made such as the establishment of the outpatient surgical clinic and the expansion of the orthopedic clinic.


Nicole Arbour
Manager of the BMP Auxiliary Boutique (Volunteer)

BMP Hospital Auxiliary Boutique

Full of energy and positivity, Nicole is in charge of the day-to-day running of the BMP Hospital Auxiliary Boutique. She ensures the well-being of the boutique’s volunteers, and puts forward new products for people wishing to buy a small gift for their loved one. She always answers the call and is always ready to improve the boutique experience!

Geneviève Émond, Adm.A.
Kinesiologist and Executive Director

Concept Kiné Pro

As a certified kinesiologist, Geneviève has always enjoyed caring for people. With a keen interest in the well-being of hospital patients and a concern for health issues, it was an easy decision for Geneviève to become involved with the BMP Foundation.

Mathieu Giroux

Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital

Mathieu has been a clinical nurse at the BMP Hospital since 2012 at the emergency department. For him, being involved with the Foundation is an additional  way to help the regional population gain access to better care.

Dr. Gérard Huni

Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital

Gérard has been an anesthesiologist at the BMP Hospital since 2012. He has been involved with the BMP Foundation’s fundraising events for many years and became a member of the Board in order to improve the quality of care offered to the Brome-Missisquoi community.
Margerie Légaré
Executive Director

Caisse Desjardins de la Porte-des-Cantons-de-l’Est

With over 36 years of experience in personal finance and management, Margerie is known for her listening skills, community involvement, and strategic vision. In order to contribute to social progress, Margerie has decided to become involved with the BMP Foundation to help ensure the success of health services offered by our beautiful hospital.

Dr. Félix Munger

Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital

Always a cheerful surgeon, Dr. Munger is a dedicated orthopedic surgeon who always strives to provide quality health care. He has decided to go further for the citizens of Brome-Missisquoi by becoming a member of the board in 2022.

Dr. Isabelle Nicolas
General practitioner

Homecare in La Pommeraie

Dr. Nicolas has been involved with Brome-Missisquoi Health Care for over 20 years. She joins as an administrator to bring her medical expertise and contribute to improving homecare in our beautiful region.

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