L’Île-des-Sœurs, April 26, 2019 – The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB) announces the appointment of Nathalie Bégin as President of its 2019-2020 board of directors. Ms. Bégin has over 30 years of real estate experience, including 20 years as a real estate broker.

Ms. Bégin was a member of the board of directors of the Greater Montreal Real Estate Board (GMREB) since 2012 and was named president in 2018. She was co-president of the QPAREB’s transitional board of directors since its creation on January 1, 2019, following the merger of the GMREB and the Quebec City and Laurentides real estate boards. Ms. Bégin also sits on the Board of Directors of the Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RCGQ), a role she has held since 2016.

“I am pleased to have the confidence of my colleagues and I am excited to take on this new role within the Association,” said Ms. Bégin. “There are several major projects ahead of us and I look forward to aligning our efforts in order to promote the real estate brokerage profession and serve the interests of our members, particularly in a context where real estate transactions are increasingly complex and consumers have every advantage in teaming up with a real estate broker,” she added.

Anouk Vidal Appointed Vice-President

The board of directors also appointed Anouk Vidal as Vice-President of the QPAREB board of directors. Ms. Vidal has more than 10 years of experience as a real estate broker. She was a member of the board of directors of the Chambre immobilière des Laurentides since 2011 and became president of the board in 2018. Until recently, she was co-president of the QPAREB’s transitional board of directors. She also sits on the board of directors of the Collège de l’immobilier du Québec and has been a member of the OACIQ’s Discipline Committee since 2014.

2019-2020 QPAREB Board of Directors

Nathalie Bégin, President                Laval

Anouk Vidal, Vice-President            Laurentides

Ginette Beardsell                             Montreal

Éric Bilodeau                                    Lanaudière

Martin Bilodeau                               Montérégie

Sylvie Blouin                                     Montérégie

Robert Bouchard                             Lanaudière

Serge Brousseau                              Montreal

Bertrand Côté                                  Chaudière-Appalaches

Daniel Dagenais                              Montreal

Michèle Fournier                              Capitale-Nationale

Fadi Kaouk                                       Montreal

Éric Léger                                         Laurentides

Christiane St-Jean                           Chaudière-Appalaches

About the Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers

The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB) is a non-profit association that brings together more than 12,500 real estate brokers and agencies. It is responsible for promoting and defending their interests while taking into account the issues facing the profession and the various professional and regional realities of its members. The Association is also an important advocate for the implementation of measures that promote homeownership. It provides training, tools and services relating to real estate and facilitates the collection, dissemination and exchange of real estate information. The Association is headquartered in Quebec City and has its administrative offices in Montreal. It has two subsidiaries: Centris Inc. and the Collège de l’immobilier du Québec.

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For more information:

Taïssa Hrycay
Director
Communications and Public Relations
1-888-762-2440 or
514-762-2440, ext. 157
taissa.hrycay@qpareb.ca

Nathalie Rochette
Assistant Director
Communications and Public Relations
1-888-762-2440 or
514-762-2440, ext. 238
nathalie.rochette@qpareb.ca