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 155 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.

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 Dental Education Policy and co-ordinates the work of the Continuing Dental Education Committee.

Staff List (French only)

Direction générale

Me Caroline Daoust
Directrice générale et secrétaire

Marie-Eve Lapointe
Conseillère principale aux ressources humaines

Sylvie Morin
Coordonnatrice à la direction générale

Carole Pigeon
Adjointe administrative

Mary-Jane Yong

Dr Stéphane Monette

Dr Denis Forest
Responsable émérite de la formation continue

Dre Cyndie Dubé-Baril

Direction - Admission, tableau, services juridiques et greffes

Me Priscille Pelletier
Directrice générale adjointe et secrétaire adjointe

Me France Gauthier
Conseillère juridique et secrétaire du conseil de discipline

Catherine Lalonde
Responsable - admission

Florence Lefebvre 
Responsable - tableau

Chantal Lamarre 
Responsable - exercice en société 

Élizabeth Deschamps
Technicienne juridique

Direction des services administratifs

Sylvie Barbeau
Directrice et secrétaire du comité de vérification

Josée Blanchette
Chef comptable

Cristina Ciobanu
Technicienne à la paie et comptabilité

Sylvain Gagné
Coordonnateur des technologies de l’information

Vlad Davidescu
Analyste technique - informatique

Ginette Bellemare

Viviane Coudsi
Réceptionniste (vendredi)

Direction du Bureau du syndic

Dr Mario Mailhot

Dr Sylvain Desranleau
Syndic adjoint

Dr Pierre Lafleur
Syndic adjoint

Dr Jean-Charles Létourneau
Syndic adjoint

Dre Martine Masson
Syndique adjointe

Dre Helen Mpantis
Syndique adjointe

Dre Christine Demers
Syndique adjointe

Me Johanne Pinsonnault

Sylvie Lamoureux
Adjointe juridique

Huguette Bégin 
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Martine Drolet
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Valérie Fournier
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Céline Jeannot
Adjointe aux enquêtes

Direction des services professionnels

Dr Sébastien Greiche

Lucie Francoeur
Adjointe administrative

Angélique Courchesne
Secrétaire senior

Alia Haidar-Marques
Secrétaire junior

Dre Élizabeth Bergeron
Dr Yves Couture
Dre Hélène Ouellet
Dre Misako Nguyen-Kim
Dre Andréanne St-Martin


Direction des affaires publiques et des communications

Carole Erdelyon

Poste vacant

Nathalie Chassé
Coordonnatrice aux communications

Natalie Séguin
Chargée - publications aux membres


Direction des Journées dentaires

Dr Mario Auger

Dr Jonathan H. Lang
Dentiste-conseil (vendredi)

Marie Tétreault
Coordonnatrice aux JDIQ

Poste vacant
Secrétaire - programme scientifique

Christine Favreau