Jean Brisebois has been named Director of Security, as of February 12, and brings to Concordia more than 30 years of expertise in administration and security operations.
He has undergraduate degrees from the Université de Montréal and the Université du Québec à Hull, and a Masters of Public Administration from l École nationale dAdministration publique.
He has worked in protocol and security consulting, served on the Provincial Poitras Commission to advise on criminal investigation and legislation, was director of public security for the municipality of St-Hippolyte, was responsible for security for the two major Montreal airports, and was a commander of the Canadian contingent for the United Nations peace mission to Haiti in 1995-96.
He is the immediate past president of the Quebec Council of lAmbulance Saint-Jean and has been involved in numerous youth and charity initiatives.
M. Brisebois has wide management experience, especially in the areas of program evaluation and development, training and personnel development, as well as a commitment to strong community involvement.
Vice-Rector Services Michael Di Grappa is also pleased to announce the appointments of Paul Aubé and Darren Dumoulin as Operations Officers. Both have had temporary assignments during the search for a new director.
Di Grappa would also like to thank the staff of the Security Department for their willingness to assume additional duties during the lengthy search for a new director; in particular, Paul Aubé, Darren Dumoulin and Luc Fillion.
We welcome Jean Brisebois to Concordia, and wish every success to Paul and Darren in their new positions.