Our team

Notre équipe

You're about to discover an extraordinary team, probably the best out there! However, logistically speaking, we will only present coordinators, supervisors and team leaders on this page. Don't hesitate to come and visit us to meet the amazing employees working at Héritage Saint-Bernard!

Luc L'Écuyer

Luc L'Écuyer

Manager - Héritage Saint-Bernard

The man that started it all, pillar of Héritage Saint-Bernard, and without whom nothing would be possible! Organization's first permanent employee in 1998, Luc orchestrated the group's ascent with the utmost respect for the community and biodiversity. Philosopher and in love with life, outdoors and his family, he devoted his work to the creation of this social economy enterprise which is now reaching out beyond Montérégie's limit.
Crush : salmon fishing

Nadine Lelièvre

Nadine Lelièvre

Coordinator - Administrative services

Eco-friendly at heart, we affectionately call her Héritage Saint-Bernard's Minister for Finance! Part of the four "deans", she manages the organization's wallet and its various departments. Working in its early stages as a receptionnist and naturalist guide, Nadine's critical thinking definitely makes her one of the wisest in the team as she sometimes slows down our team's crazy ideas!

Crush : France (twice in summer 2017!)

Dominic Gendron

Dominic Gendron

Coordinator - Protection and developpement of the territory

Fervent defenter of biodiversity, his rigor and passion made possible the remarkable enhancement of the natural territories under Héritage Saint-Bernard's management, where human activity is perfectly in sync with rich and varied ecosystems. Part of the four "deans", he is recognized for his photographer's talent and his love for the winged wildlife!
Crush : Great grey owl's invasion - winter 2017

Gabriel Lépine

Gabriel Lépine

Supervisor - Devloppement of the territory

Possessing an unrivalled expertise, Gabriel worked as an environmental educator and patrol before taking up his current position. Efficient problem solver, he is innovative, passionate and hard working. Thanks to him, your experience in the wildlife sanctuary will be memorable! Crush : His daughter Charlie

Charles Belliveau

Charles Belliveau

Supervisor - Centre écologique Fernand-Seguin

Charles grew up in the trails of the natural territories protected by Héritage Saint-Bernard. Part of the team since 2016, it had to be fate! He will wecome you in the new LEED lodge and will give you tips and tricks for the best hiking session! Devoted and passionate, it's definitely going to be a positive encounter!

Crush : the new LEED lodge

Sara-Lynne Charron

Sara-Lynne Charron

Guardian and territory maintenance

Smiling more often than not, Sara-Lynne is a hard worker with unmatched efficiency. Passionate about nature and environment, she is also a pretty good fisher!

Marie-Hélène Dorais

Marie-Hélène Dorais

Coordinator - Communications

Starting as the supervisor of the educational program, her Bachelor of Journalism degree and her writing skills made her a perfect fit for a new role: head of the communication department. Part of the 4 "deans", she is versatile, have an innate sense of organization and is implied in every managing aspects of Héritage Saint-Bernard. Life of the party, she can make anyone smile with her legendary sense of humor!
Crush : Half Moon Run

Mathieu Lacombe

Mathieu Lacombe

Supervisor - Devloppement and special projects

Mathieu takes care of the financement aspect of Héritage Saint-Bernard, while creating partnerships with groups, enterprises and ministries. Naturally bringing people together with his optimistic side, he definitely has a unique sense of humor! Loving outdoors, films, travels and life in general, he is the main coordinator for THE summer event just around the corner: l'Écomarché de l'île!

Crush : Monsieur Robot

Naomie Marleau

Naomie Marleau

Graphic designer and webmaster

Newly recruted, this young specialist with exceptional creativity and qualities don't hesitate to shake ideas, ensuring the communication with the public is always clear and simple. Moreover, she built the new website on which you are navigating right now! With her graphic habilities and her clean style, Héritage Saint-Bernard's new look will definitely draw your attention!
Crush : Her diploma... SCHOOL'S OUT!

Marie-Josée Landry

Marie-Josée Landry

Coordinator - Education and tourism departments

Since her very first day at Héritage Saint-Bernard in 2009, the education department grew exponentially! Driven by her passion for education and outdoors, her dynamism, energy and innovative side are the perfect combination to create fun and enriching activities! Her team and herself are making children's eyes shine through the outdoors activities she creates!

Crush : island's gardens

Véronique Tchang

Véronique Tchang

Supervisor - Education and tourism departments

Holding a Bachelor of Sciences degree and a Master's degree in biology (international ecology), Véronique ensures children's trip in the wilderness is fun, enriching and inspiring. Her biggest wish: offering knowledge to the little ones in order to inspire families to be more environment-friendly. Zero waste expert, she's attentive to the team and visitor's behavior when it comes to managing residual material.
Crush : Mexico

Hubert Rondeau-L'Écuyer

Hubert Rondeau-L'Écuyer

Team leader - Education and ecological centre

Héritage Saint-Bernard's child, Hubert grew up in the natural territories protected by the organization. After multiple student jobs within the organization, he is now a team leader and a bachelor in Animation et recherche culturelle. Talented artist, he is also an amazing entertainer and improviser. He definitely is the children's favorite with his epic sense of humor!
Coup de : Viviane son amour!

Andrew Colton

Andrew Colton

Environmental educator and patrol

Full-time biology student, Andrew is passionate about the environment and hiking trips. Commited to his work, he teaches young and old alike through the different workshops offered by Héritage Saint-Bernard.

Laurence Pinard

Laurence Pinard

Instructor

Creative and dynamic, Laurence illuminates the eyes of young and old alike with her eccentric and endearing characters!

Jorge Rojas-Arias

Jorge Rojas-Arias

Environmental educator and instructor

Biology expert, Jorge is in charge of youngsters' environmental education. He also runs workshops at Héritage Saint-Bernard and takes care ouf our natural territories with his contagious laugh!

Lise Seers

Lise Seers

Team leader - Customer service

Every question will find an answer with her! Lise has mastered and knows (almost) all the island's secrets, while recognizing most of the hikers. She won't miss a chance to share some stories about the island or the last bird trending in the wildlife sanctuary. Loyal and model employee, she will definitely win you with her smile as she will welcome you into our beautiful island!

Crush : Yann Perreault

Martine Mercier

Martine Mercier

Environmental educator and instructor

Ornithology and history enthusiast, she passed along her knowledge to more than a hundred people, young and old alike, with passion and a smile!

Suzanne Allard

Suzanne Allard

Tourist information agent and receptionist

At the door of the refuge faunique Marguerite-D'Youville, Suzanne is a reliable employee with communicative cheerfulness and she will welcome you with a big smile!

Amélie Lalonde

Amélie Lalonde

Instructor and receptionist

Faithful to Héritage Saint-Bernard for years now, Amélie is a multidisciplinary expert who worked under many different titles within the organism. With her, you will always get a warm welcome!

Michel Chagnon

Michel Chagnon

Coordinator - Buildings maintenance

Saint-Bernard island and its buildings has no secrets for Michel, who has knowledge and expertise from generation to generation. Devoted and passionate about protecting the island's heritage, he is always available. It's thanks to him if the Soeurs Grises' property is well maintained and if the biological orchard truly shines!
Crush : the orchard's organic certification

Jean Vallée

Jean Vallée

Territory maintenance

Jean makes sure our natural territories are flawless with an outstanding efficiency.

Dominic Farmer

Dominic Farmer

Territory maintenance

Handyman, Dominic is known for his hard work and dedication.

André Bergeron

André Bergeron

Supervisor - Pavillon de l'île maintenance

Outdoors lover and especially kayaking, this versatile, valiant and thoughtful man knows the island's shores like the back of his hand! If you can't find him on the water or with his grandkids and his family, he's definitely at the Pavillon de l'île, making sure the place is safe, clean and welcoming. His work is definitely admirable!

Crush : kayaking

Janie Legault

Janie Legault

Co-Coordinator - Café de l'île

Janie combines her passion for horticulture and friends gatherings to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere in this unique coffee shop! THanks to her creative mind, the Café de l'île offers a variety of local products she choses carefully. During the summer, you will certainly meet her in the island's garden trying to pick the best vegetables for you!
Crush : Berthelot in Abitibi

Francis Perras

Francis Perras

Co-Coordinator - Café de l'île

While you're visiting the Café de l'île, Francis will not hesitate to share his passion for the culinary art. Reinvented grilled-cheese, delicious and smooth soups or fine appetizers, this versatile and colorful Chef made a name for himself around the corner. If you haven't tried it yet, come by to taste his fabulous smoked salmon and his ramen!

Crush : ornithology

Marc Leblanc

Marc Leblanc

Team leader - Café de l'île

Aware of his ecological footprint, every thoughts count for Mac. His values are perfectly fitting Héritage Saint-Bernard's philosophy, making it the perfect match between this model employee and the organization. At the Café de l'île, he will welcome you with a contagious smile! His customer service is so warm and personnalized it will definitely catch your attention!

Crush : smoked salmon from Café de l'île

Marie-Christine Picard

Marie-Christine Picard

Barista

A regular at the île Saint-Bernard, Marie-Christine will serve you with pleasure at the Café de l'île!

Sandra Lévesque

Sandra Lévesque

Barista

Nature and outdoors enthusiast, Sandra takes care of the Café de l'île with her communicative cheerfulness!

Jean-Chrystof Chevrette-Perras

Jean-Chrystof Chevrette-Perras

Helper - Café de l'île

Friendly and always ready to help, Jean-Chrystof's support is really appreciated for big events!

Claude Gauthier

Claude Gauthier

Security and information agent

Guardian of the île Saint-Bernard for years, Claude makes sure that visitors are safe and well informed!

Bernard Cayer

Bernard Cayer

Security and information agent

Cheerful and always ready to help, he will definitively be able to guide you with his knowledge and infallible smile!

Denis Cornay

Denis Cornay

Security and information agent

Denis, the island's expert, will easily help or give you tips and tricks so that your visit will go smoothly!