Photo MLL finaleMichèle Leduc-Lapierre holds a Bachelor of Biology and a Master of Science in Wildlife Management, both from Université du Québec à Rimouski. Michèle has experience in regional and binational working groups on issues related to the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River, as well as with project management.

Amira6Amira Elgiheny has a degree in accounting from Ain Shams University in Egypt. She also holds a DEP in accounting from the Collège de Comptabilité et Secrétariat in Longueuil. She has several years of managerial experience. Amira joined the JBACE in December 2014

Environmental Analyst

graemeGraeme Morin holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science degree from the McGill School of Environment, with a concentration in the Biodiversity and Conservation Domain. He also holds a Master of Science Degree in Renewable Resources - Environmental Assessment from the McGill-UNEP Collaborating Centre on Environmental Assessment. He has several years of industrial experience in the private sector.

Graeme has been working as an analyst for the JBACE since 2010.

chantalChantal Otter Tétreault graduated in 2002 from Concordia University with a bachelor’s degree in Geography. She maintained the position of Geographic Information Systems Technician for the Cree Regional Authority’s Forestry sector, throughout and after the completion of her studies. During the establishment of the adapted forestry regime (Chapter 3 of the Paix des Braves) in 2002, she assisted in the specification of the Cree trapline boundaries for delimiting the territorial reference units (UTR) and to the calculations of the forestry management units (FMU).

In 2005, she accepted the duty of Environment Analyst within the same organization and presently maintains this position. Some of her responsibilities are to provide assistance to the CRA members of the Evaluating and Review Committees concerning projects under environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA), to aid the Local Environment Administrators in the ESIA procedure of local projects and monitor the follow-up programs of the Eastmain 1A-Rupert diversion hydro project.

Being of Cree descent from Waswanipi, her profession has not only allowed her to assist her nation with environmental concerns but also by participating in special projects that promote traditional activities, such as the Best Environmental Management Practice Leaflets created for Cree trappers upon receiving funds for remedial projects (construction of cabins, goose ponds, trails ect.) and the Migratory bird data collection in Cree Communities of Quebec.

Latest News & Events

Implementation of 2012 Fisheries Act

In March 2017, the JBACE presented a Guide to ensure consideration of Aboriginal fisheries during project self-assessments in accordance with the 2012 Fisheries Act. The production of this guide stems from the JBACE's recommendation sent to the DFO in August 2014.