Parisella joins Board of Governors
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Parisella, who has taught political science at Concordia and was a political
advisor to the late premier, Robert Bourassa, has been appointed to the
Board of Governors (January 1, 1998, to June 30, 2001).
Parisella is vice-president of strategic counsel and public affairs at
BCP, an international public relations and advertising firm. He has been
the director- general of the Quebec Liberal Party, a Commissioner of Official
Languages, and a teacher in economics and political history with the Montreal
Catholic School Commission.
He is a regular panelist on CBC Newsworld's Politics program, and has done
political commentary on CJAD, where he hosted his own program, and on CKVL.
A graduate of Loyola College (BA 1967, Political Science), he also holds
a Master of Arts in Political Science from McGill University (1971) and
Diplomas in Education (1973, McGill) and Management (1977, McGill). In
1988, and again in 1989-90 and 1992-93, he attended the John F. Kennedy
School of Government of Harvard University to participate in the Senior
Managers in Government program. He is actively involved in Concordia's
Capital Campaign as Chair of the Special Gifts Division.