Administrative structure

The following departments and services, located at head office, are responsible for fulfilling the mandate of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec.

Organization Chart (French only) (PDF 328 Kb)

Administration Office

The Administration Office oversees the application of the decisions and policies of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and the President. It is responsible for applying the provisions and fulfilling the chief responsibilities set out in the Professional Code, the Dental Act and their corresponding regulations. The Office co-ordinates the activities of the Order's departments and services. It is also responsible for human resources management for the Order's employees and helps draft and implement the Order's various related policies and programs.

Admission, Roll, Legal Services and Registrar Department

The Admision, Roll, Legal Services and Registrar Department manages and updates the Roll of ODQ members. It handles applications for diploma and training equivalence from dentists trained outside Quebec and applications from dentists wishing to practise in a joint-stock company or partnership. The Department also acts as secretariat for the Disciplinary Council, the Review Committee and the Council for Conciliation and Arbitration of Accounts.

Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Department plans and manages the Order's financial, material and computer resources. It works in close co-operation with the other departments and helps to set and achieve the Order’s strategic objectives.

Dental Medicine Department

The Dental Medicine Department coordinates the training activities for dentists based on the needs identified and the existing regulatory framework. The services it provides include the Order’s annual convention and the Journées dentaires internationales du Québec, as well as both mandatory and optional training for dentists offered throughout the year. The department also supports dentists by producing guidelines and documents on all areas of the practice of dentistry. It provides timely information to members on an ongoing basis. It ensures that university training in dentistry reflects the skills required to practise the profession. In addition, it is tasked with developing a standardized process for training periods enforced by the Executive Committee or required by a member, and with ensuring the necessary follow-up. The department serves as the secretariat for the Dentistry Practice Development Committee, the Young Members Committee and the Dental Education Committee.

Syndic's Office

The Syndic's Office ensures that appropriate activities are carried out in fulfillment of its responsibilities under the Professional Code. The Syndic or the Assistant Syndic may conduct an inquiry when informed of a dentist's possible violation of a professional act or regulation, including the Code of Ethics.

Professional Services

This Department monitors the quality of dental practice and oversees the application and co-ordination of the Order’s General Supervision Program, to ensure public protection. It co-ordinates the work of the Professional Inspection Committee and supports inspectors in carrying out their duties. It advises members of the Order on applicable legislation and standards of practice. It also co-ordinates the Personalized Monitoring Program for members with physical or psychological health problems liable to jeopardize the quality of their practice.

Public Affairs and Communications

This department develops policies and practices and advises members of the Order on all endeavours related to information, public affairs and communications. It develops, organizes and co-ordinates the Order's communications and public relations plan, both for the public and for dentists, in accordance with the Order's mission and objectives. This department produces le Journal de l'Ordre, the official voice of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec, four times a year.

Journées dentaires internationales du Québec

This department provides logistical and technical support for the Journées dentaires internationales du Québec, the annual convention of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec. It also oversees the application of the Continuing Education Policy and co-ordinates the work of the Dentistry Practice Development Committee.

Liste du personnel

Direction générale
Me Caroline Daoust
Directrice générale et secrétaire

Sylvie Morin
Coordonnatrice à la direction générale 
  Samira Benamara
Adjointe administrative

Direction de l'exercice de la médecine dentaire
Dr Pierre Boudrias

Dre Véronic Deschênes
Directrice adjointe
  Nathalie Chassé
Coordonnatrice à l'exercice de la médecine dentaire
Direction des ressources humaines et matérielles
Marie-Eve Lapointe

Kim-Lai Pham
Réceptionniste et adjointe
  Viviane Coudsi

Direction des finances    
Josée Blanchette

Martine Lafleur
Technicienne à la paie et comptabilité
  Kathleen Bernardino
Commis comptable
Direction de l'admission, tableau, services juridiques, greffes et TI
Me Priscille Pelletier
Directrice générale adjointe et secrétaire adjointe

Dr Stéphane Monette

Me France Gauthier
Secrétaire du conseil de discipline et conseillère juridique

Nathalie Simard-Beaulieu
Responsable des déclarations annuelles des sociétés

Catherine Lalonde
Coordonnatrice, admission, tableau et greffes

Salina Begum
Responsable adjointe - admission

Chantal Lamarre
Responsable - exercice en société

Nadia Gauvreau
Responsable adjointe - exercice en société
  Renée Lauzier
Agente administrative

Carole Pigeon
Responsable - services aux membres

Francesca Charlot
Responsable - services aux membres

Sylvain Gagné
Directeur adjoint des technologies numériques

Vlad Davidescu
Analyste technique - informatique

Roberto Anania
Analyste infrastructure et sécurité

Sébastien Lehmstedt

Dominic Michaud
Technicien informatique
Direction du Bureau du syndic    
Dr Mario Mailhot

Dr Guy Auger
Syndic adjoint

Dr Sébastien Greiche
Syndic adjoint

Dr Jean-Charles Létourneau
Syndic adjoint

Dr Dominic Massé
Syndic adjoint

Dre Martine Masson
Syndique adjointe

Dre Helen Mpantis
Syndique adjointe

Dr Stéphane Parent
Syndic adjoint 

Dr Martin Brochu
Syndic adjoint
  Me Johanne Pinsonnault

Dre Christine Demers

Dre Ngoc-Ha Nguyen

Valérie Fournier
Adjointe juridique

Élizabeth Deschamps
Technicienne juridique et enquêteuse

Céline Jeannot
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Khelifa Khacham
Adjoint aux enquêtes

Annie Durand
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Emmanuelle Manseau
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Marilyne Proulx
Adjointe aux enquêtes
Direction des services professionnels
Dr Frédérick Ferron
Directeur et secrétaire adjoint du comité d'inspection professionnelle

Dre Isabelle Solis
Directrice adjointe - qualité de l'exercice et secrétaire du comité d'inspection professionnelle

Dre Chantal Aubry
Directrice adjointe – affaires professionnelles

Lucie Francoeur
Coordonnatrice au comité d’inspection professionnelle

Angélique Courchesne
Responsable des inspections
  Sirène Nahid
Adjointe administrative

Alia Haidar-Marques
Agente administrative

Dre Hélène Ouellet
Dr Marc Robert
Dre Andréanne St-Martin
Dr André Fortier
Direction des affaires publiques et des communications
Me André Lavoie
  Olivier Meunier
Conseiller aux communications

Zacharie Lévesque Gauthier
Coordonnateur Web et médias sociaux
Direction des Journées dentaires
Dr Mario Auger

Marie Tétreault
Coordonnatrice - Journées dentaires
  Christine Favreau
Adjointe administrative - inscriptions

Natalie Séguin
Adjointe administrative - conférenciers
Direction du Fonds d’assurance-responsabilité professionnelle
Caroline Vermette

Me Mylène Demers
Directrice adjointe, responsable du service des sinistres

Daphnée Joachim
Adjointe administrative

Nancy Leduc
Adjointe administrative aux réclamations

Sophie Montreuil
Adjointe administrative aux réclamations

  Sophie Montreuil
Adjointe administrative aux réclamations

Véronique LeBrun
Adjointe administrative à la souscription

Phuong Vu
Technicienne comptable

Latifa Ouidadi
Secrétaire réceptionniste

Emmanuelle Chénier