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New Interim Executive Director Nominated

January 1, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Armand-Frappier Foundation has nominated Maral Tersakian as Interim Executive Director for the duration of Ms. Muriel Amar's maternity leave.

Maral Tersakian is a seasoned professional in the field of philanthropy. After a long and fruitful career at Montreal Cancer Institute (affiliated to Université de Montréal and CRCHUM) where she has acted as development director and executive director, Mrs. Tersakian continued her career as a philanthropy consultant, founding her own business: Momentum Accompagnement en Philanthropie. 

During her 30 years at the Institut du cancer de Montréal, including a ten year tenure as executive director, Mrs. Tersakian has spearheaded many fund-raising campaigns and created many fund-raising events such as the Concert contre le Cancer, Casino contre le Cancer, the Canderel Challenge, Golf for Cancer, and many others.

Mrs. Tersakian has a bachelor's degree in administration and has completed postgraduate studies in sociology-anthropology. She also was awarded the prestigious CFRE international certification (Certified Fund-Raising Executive) and is part of the board of directors of Quebec's chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Mrs. Tersakian is proud to undertake her work towards the advancement of the Foundation's mission.


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