March 5,1998

John Parisella joins Board of Governors

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John 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.

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