As of October 19, 2021, Yann Bernard, a partner at Langlois Lawyers, is lending his expertise and wealth of experience to Collège André-Grasset in his new role as chairman of its board of directors.
“In addition to embodying the values of openness and humanism of his alma mater, Yann possesses an excellent understanding of the education sector and its challenges thanks to his professional background. He is taking over at a key moment in our institution’s history, as we invest in the development and implementation of a new strategic plan,” says Patrick Caron, Director General of Collège André-Grasset.*
Yann Bernard has represented private and public institutions, including school boards, before courts and tribunals of all levels for over 25 years. He has served as director of legal affairs and secretary general for major English and French school boards. As a speaker and instructor, he is often invited to comment on the latest developments in labour and education law.
This new appointment is a reflection of a rich and committed professional career. Our most sincere congratulations to Yann Bernard.
*Excerpt from the Collège André-Grasset press release.
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