Huguette Thibeault M. Education, M.Sc. Pathology and veterinary microbiology, Chair

As biology teacher  at preuniversity level and technical programs for over 35 years at Cegep St-Hyacinthe, she developed  strong partnerships  with environmental area and with various scientific and  research communities. She shares her scientific and educational expertise with colleagues and several interveners,: l’Association pour l’enseignement de la science et de la technologie au Québec (AESTQ), Association québécoise pour la promotion de l’éducation relative à l’environnement(AQPERE), Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) ,L’Association francophone pour le savoir – (Acfas) and  with Science on stage Canada. since 2012.She has been an active member for the Committee of teachers in the Natural Sciences program for theMinistère de l’éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec (MEES) and with its Direction des programmes de formation techniquesShe has broken new ground by implementing micronternships in laboratories  for  students from  Technologies specialized in Biotechnology and  pre-university  program Sciences de la nature . Exploration of use of iPad in labs is also a way to get her students in action.  She is particularly interested in education reform and competency-based learning. as an external expert for a provincial commission charged with assessing the quality of education in Quebec colleges (CEEC). She conducts research on college teaching and technology transfer and leads workshops on entrepreneurship, environment and pedagogical innovation in science teaching. including digital tablet..

She is involved in the planning of Science on stage Canada 2014  and 2017 and has been selected as delegate of Science on stage Canada at Science on stage Europe  2013 (Poland) , 2015 (London) and 2017 (Hungria).

Johanne Patry, Ph. D., Past Chair, International Relationships

Johanne is presently vice-principal in pedagogy at College Français in Longueuil, Québec.  Currently, she is also a math, science, and technology consultant. Back in her full time teaching days, she has participated in five European Science on Stages and won her category of Self-Perception in the Teaching Process at SoSD Berlin, 2007. She has attended the CLS Summer Workshop for Teachers and has brought students to participate in Students on the Beamlines.


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Diane M. Campeau, Treasurer

Resident of British Colombia, she is currently a doctoral student with University of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Her work is about Indigenous pedagogy. She has a Master degree in Education from University of Sherbrooke and a diploma in Environmental Education from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). She has over 30 years of experience in education, teaching adult or youth in colleges, secondary and primary schools or within environmental organizations. She has worked with different clienteles including students with special needs. She has contributed and still contributes to various projects with school organizations in Quebec and British Colombia particularly regarding Indigenous education.




Tim Molnar, Ph. D., Board Member

Tim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum Studies – Science Education of the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK. He is committed to teacher education with a special interest in First Nations perspectives and problem based Learning.


Michelle Olchowski, Board Member

Michelle is currently a middle years generalist at Humboldt Public School in Saskatchewan, and has extensive experience high school math. Michelle has attended four Science on Stage Canada Events. She has been on the Board of Directors for Science on Stage since 2011. She has attended several CLS Workshops for Teacher’s and a host of other math and science professional development, including delivering some presentations. Currently, she is especially interested in integration of science and math and applying project approach. Michelle can be followed as @mrsolchowski in social media.

Alice D Cherestes Ph.D., Board Member

Director Freshman Program

Senior Faculty Lecturer

McGill University, Macdonald Campus

Robin St. Pierre, Board Member

Robin is a classroom teacher.