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August 28, 2018

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chantal Guay and Eddy Isaacs to its Board of Directors.

Chantal Guay is CEO of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). She previously served as Vice President, Accreditation Services at SCC and before joining SCC, was Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Canada. Eddy Isaacs, FCAE, is President of Eddy Isaacs Inc. and Strategic Advisor of Engineering at the University of Alberta. Dr. Isaacs previously served on the CCA’s Scientific Advisory Committee and was a member of the CCA’s Expert Panel on Energy Use and Climate Change. He is the incoming President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Departing from the Board are: Maryse Lassonde, O.C., O.Q., FRSC, FCAHS, President, Conseil supérieur de l'éducation; Past-President, Royal Society of Canada, and Pierre Lortie C.M., FCAE, Senior Business Advisor, Dentons LLP; Past President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.


“I’d like to extend a warm welcome to our two new members whose impressive skills and expertise will make an excellent addition to the Board. I’d also like to thank Maryse Lassonde and Pierre Lortie for being valuable contributors and colleagues over the past couple of years.”

-        Margaret Bloodworth, C.M., Chair, CCA Board of Directors.

Additional Information

  • The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the CCA, including fulfillment of its mandate and oversight of its operations.
  • Biographies of all Board members can be found on the website
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